In the words of C. For those few minutes, time and space collapse into one, and we feel ecstatic. This particular joy can last for minutes, hours, or a lifetime. Poets describe this as the time when we are in touch with our souls—when we build a bridge between the human self and the higher self, passable in both directions. I find these 13 poems to be some of his most soul-gushing. I hope they may open your heart as they have opened mine. This writing has put a smile on my face.
Thanks alot Mr. Please, I have not received what was publish in the daily graphic last Monday. Hello Nii, The one in the graphic was from a previous post I made last year. I have enclosed the link here. I will read Rumi, Gibran, or a sacred text like the Bhagavad Gita. Woow So wonderful and heartwarming. I would love to read more. I guess I have to make it a home. My soul has found peace. Whether we consider ourselves artists or not, he explores how the deeper we go into the creative process, the more attuned we become, and the more we join with everything around us.
Filled with stories and exercises intended to introduce readers to the skills of vision, perception, feeling, and articulation, Drinking from the River of Light is a culmination of all Nepo's years of writing and teaching regarding the deeper creative process. This beautiful book is a gift on the journey of awakening. This new offering by a spiritual virtuoso of our era will help you find the way.
This wonderful book is a deep dive into the universal art of self-expression, exploring how to give voice to our deepest, most original self. Candid, rich, and consistently profound. I loved it. This is a book of refined wisdom, insight, and great reminding. Crack the spine of this gem, drink fully from the River of Light, and as Whitman advised, go forth to "Sing the body electric!
I couldn't put it down and drank every word in it. Mark Nepo commands language with a fierce truth that is difficult, if not impossible, to turn away from. I hope you can join me. Alison Chabonais , national editor emeritus, Natural Awakenings magazines. With the heart of a poet and the eye of a philosopher, Nepo leads the reader through a spirited mapping of case studies centered on how human beings find each other and work together.
The result is a profile of social experiments that inquire into the dynamics of relationship and community that arise out of how we're inspired and forced to care for each other. While some moments of community were long-standing and multi-generational, others may have lasted a week or an hour. The focus of this book is to uncover the pathways that bring us together. Of the book, Nepo says, "Why tend to all this? Because somewhere another child is being born who will ask us things we don't yet know, and we must have some sense of how to account for our time on Earth.
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Ours is a complicated era and so we need every resource and example of heart and resilience we can find. It is both comforting and challenging to realize that no one person can wrestle from the Earth the song of how we can survive together and no one voice can sing that chorus. The stories of community in this book help us accept and inhabit the spiritual fact that we need each other more than ever. A compelling testament to the power of community to help us lead happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives. More Together Than Alone is required reading.
This thematic non-fiction reader is comprised of entries gathered and shaped over the last fifteen years. Of the book, Mark says, "These pages are field notes on living, a travelogue of my conversation with the Universe, a mix of inner reflections, questions, and stories that have come to teach me how to be here.
They contain raw moments of sinking and being lifted, intimate accounts of being thrust into feeling and depth, my stretching and wondering about my life and the lives of others in this ongoing push and pull with a Universe that holds us, then tosses us about, only to hold us again. Under every piece, I hope you feel the common song we're born to sing in our unique and very human way. At the end of the book, Mark shares an essay about the nature and gift of journaling, followed by journaling guidelines, and journal questions to work with. All to encourage the reader to engage in their own conversation with the Universe through the art of journaling.
Open this book. Read the table of contents.
And let the magic and promise of this offering invite you into the depths of your own humanity. Allow the poetic soul of Mark Nepo to guide you. And then keep this guide on your nightstand as an oracle and a roadmap for living well. This book is pure gold. Enjoy the beauty and the deep dives into life's varied meanings and mysteries. I'm excited to have gathered many stories, metaphors, and paradoxes from my years of teaching into this in-depth exploration of the life of transformation and the heartwork that is required to be a spirit in the world.
My intention, here, is to help you live with meaning, truth, and kindness in your own personal way. The course is now offered through Udemy, the online learning center. You can preview the introduction to the course here , as well as the first session. The sessions offer a long and intimate conversation on the growing pains of transformation and the art of living as an awakened part in an awakened whole.
I hope you'll take a look. BBLA is such a fine group of giving people that this means all the more. Also, my good friend Elizabeth Lesser won with her moving memoir, Marrow. It is a robust and spiritually revelatory volume of poems. What touches us most about these poems is the way they testify simply and humbly to Nepo's experience of the Divine. Through personal stories of joy and grief, friendships and challenges, I try to illuminate how the life of the soul is shaped and crafted every day.
munvittmapicri.ga I offer reflective questions and meditations to help make sense of our own experience and appreciate each moment. In truth, we learn to shape our perspective as a woodworker might carefully shave a piece of wood to reveal its inner grain. Each becomes an opportunity to listen more deeply to our feelings, to deepen our connection with others, and to sense the sacred nature of ordinary things. I confess that working with you as readers and students is a path I am devoted to.
This path is a continuous inquiry into what it means to be human, to be here, and to care for each other. My hope is that you will deepen your conversation with life. That through your own path of obstacle and surprise, you will be opened to your gifts and become somewhat freed of all you carry. My hope is that this book will support you in becoming skilled at living with both effort and grace.
Mark Nepo is someone who walks through this confusing and sometimes dark world holding up a lantern and lighting the way.
I can say with all certainty that I would follow this man anywhere his words want to take us. Ed Bacon This book is a powerful guide to being in the world.
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The first two books in this collection, Suite for the Living and Inhabiting Wonder , bear witness to the messy and magnificent journey of being human. First published in , they were wonderfully received and sold out of their first editions. Evolving these books further, Nepo has integrated fifty-eight new poems. The third book in this collection, The Way Under the Way , gathers eighty-three of his most recent poems. It centers on the place of true meeting that is always near, where we chance to discover our shared humanity and common thread of Spirit.
About poetry, Mark says, "The poems are the teachers.