“How much are you willing to sacrifice for your dreams?” At 25, Tuomas comes up with his answer: everything. Stuffing his life into a single orange suitcase, he moves across the globe to a Hindu monastery deep in the redwood forests of Northern California. He expects to finally find the tranquility, truth, and harmony he …

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About the book

“The Recovering Materialist left me wishing it had a thousand pages.” —Readers’ Favorite Print book size: 5.5″ x 8.5″Page count: 222Publisher: Opium of the MassesGenre: Spiritual memoir The storyline: At 14, Tuomas runs away from with no clear understanding why. There’s a vague sense that he needs answers to the big questions of life, and …

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Here you’ll find photographs that relate to the times, people, and places recounted in The Recovering Materialist. I have organized the photographs according to the chapters in the book instead of chronologically. When you click to open a photo, there will be a description of it at the bottom of the image. Welcome to my …

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