The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Arjuna Ardagh / Jul 11, 2020
The Last Laugh I give you ten days starting today I will show you all you need to see It is up to you Matt Thomson s life has become a bad joke With Christmas just around the corner he s lost his job his car his
  • Title: The Last Laugh
  • Author: Arjuna Ardagh
  • ISBN: 9781890909253
  • Page: 301
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  • I give you ten days, starting today I will show you all you need to see It is up to you Matt Thomson s life has become a bad joke With Christmas just around the corner, he s lost his job, his car, his house, his wife and kids, and even the front door key to his buddy s attic room where he now sleeps Matt is a hair s breadth from a leap off a high bridge into the welc I give you ten days, starting today I will show you all you need to see It is up to you Matt Thomson s life has become a bad joke With Christmas just around the corner, he s lost his job, his car, his house, his wife and kids, and even the front door key to his buddy s attic room where he now sleeps Matt is a hair s breadth from a leap off a high bridge into the welcome oblivion of icy waters But a seemingly random encounter with a coffee shop Goddess instead dumps Matt into the lap of a very unlikely guru Meet Joey Murphy ex Merchant Marine, entrepreneur, teacher, wild man His idea of a good time is playing Blind Man s baseball on the edge of a cliff Joey takes Matt on the roller coaster ride of his life, a ten day adventure dodging cop cars, debunking Mother Divine, visiting paradise artfully disguised as Taco Bell, and trading intimate secrets with total strangers Matt is reluctantly forced to shed old ideas like so many layers of skin, and he comes to love and trust his nemesis in the process Joey does succeed in showing Matt most of what he needs to see, but in the end it is up to Matt to discover the ultimate punch line for himself.
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    About "Arjuna Ardagh"

      • Arjuna Ardagh

        Arjuna Ardagh born on May 3, 1957 in London is an author, speaker and founder of the Awakening Coaching Training in Nevada City, California, a training program dedicated to the awakening of consciousness within the context of ordinary life Ardagh was educated in England, at The King s School, Canterbury, and later at Cambridge University, where he earned a master s degree in literature 1 After graduating from Cambridge, Ardagh studied and lived with a number of spiritual teachers, both in Asia and in the United States In 1987 he founded the Alchemy Institute in Seattle, Washington, and trained several hundred people as counsellors citation needed In 1991 he went to India for a two week vacation and met H W L Poonja, a direct devotee of Ramana Maharshi citation needed In 1995 Ardagh developed the Living Essence Training Ardagh is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council, a private members organisation for motivational speakers He speaks at international conferences, and has appeared on TV, on the radio, and in print media He also teaches the Deeper Love seminars with his Norwegian wife, Chameli Gad Ardagh They live in Nevada City, California with his two sons.


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    1. During a search on NetGalley, I came across this intriguing little book many thanks to them and Hay House titles for an advanced readers copy As you can see from the synopsis, how can you not be drawn in and curious about this story And the beginning starts with a bang a suicidal man who has lost his job, his wife, his children and his house, and just wants to end it all by jumping off a bridge But he doesn t Instead he goes to a late night cafe where an enigmatic waitress slips him a phone numb [...]


    2. The Last Laugh by Arjuna Ardagh is the story of Matt and his meeting and interactions with Joey, a lively old man white beard and all who in ten lessons gives him the key not only to living a aware and engaged life, but also to getting his life back on track.When Matt meets Joey, he has lost his job, all his money, his wife and his children they re staying with her father He s at the lowest point in his life, a perfect place to let go of the habits that keep him bound so he can begin to live hi [...]


    3. I like books about self discovery en existential questions and adventures That is why I started reading The Last Laugh.Misgiving 1 The author is an awakening coach, writer, and public speaker who has trained than 1,200 people to become facilitators of awakening Misgiving 2 the story features a guru type that comes suspiciously close to an ideal Joey Murphy, ex Merchant Marine, entrepeneur, teacher, and wild man, an enigmatic mixture of Forrest Gump, Merlin, and a long lost best friend I suspect [...]


    4. I was going to write even before I got to the end that this is the most inspiring book I have read in a very long time But I couldn t put the book down I am still saying that after I finished But the last few chapters threw me a bit off Everything up to there was very clear, helpful, convincing and happening at a steady flow Towards the end, it felt a bit too busy and staged at least for my taste.I love the subject and believe that we create our own reality just like Joey teaches Matt in this st [...]


    5. Matt Thomson was on top of the world, until one day, after some bad choices and everything came crashing down Matt lost his job, his money, his family, his self respect and almost lost his life Joey Murphy, an ex Merchant Marine, entrepreneur, and teacher, enters his life With a mysterious air about him, Joey somehow hooks Matt into a deal, claiming to be able to show Matt how to change his life and get back on track Through ten days of often strange and and dangerous adventures, Joey teaches Ma [...]


    6. Arjuna Ardagh s novel The Last Laugh depicts the transformation of consciousness in all its glory Much can be written about spiritual speakers and their followers, but in the end what matters most is how wisdom is integrated into the body and how it changes you in the process The Last Laugh, to me, describes a process that not only changes lives, but is all too rare Yes, it s a novel, but the connections between people and the presence within one s soul are reald they last beyond the reading of [...]


    7. This is the story of Matt Thomson, who meets a new friend and mentor, Joey, who helps Matt to get his life back on track after a big mistake costs him his family, including his job, his money, and his home I really enjoyed reading the book It had some funny moments, as well as some moments that would likely make the reader shed a tear.


    8. So uplifting, so real, so wonderful He hits rock bottom, considers jumping off a bridge, then he meets Joey Things get crazy, things get weird, things get better New life My favorite part in the book, without spoiling anything, when Joey dipped his finger in his chocolate milk and touched the paper Read it people


    9. Almost all of this book is completely wise and wonderful Almost all The ending um that just felt contrived and strained.



    10. You must stand up for yourself and for others when you meet bullies A cute book about bullies You get what you deserve.


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