The Book of Awakening

The Book of Awakening

Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have

Book - 2000
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Cancer survivor, poet, and philosopher Mark Nepo has consciously allowed life to move through him. The Book of Awakening is the result of his journey of the soul and will inspire others to embark on their own Nepo speaks of spirit and friendshp, urging readers to stay vital and in love with this life, no matter the hardships. Encompassing many traditions and voices, Nepo's words offer insight on pain, wonder, and love. Each entry is accompanied by an exercise that will surprise and delight the reader in it' mind-waking ability.

Mark Nepo is a poet, philosopher, and teacher. Nepo serves as Program Officer for the Fetzer Institute in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a non-profit foundation devoted to fostering awareness of the power of love and forgiveness in an emerging global community.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Conari Press, c2000
ISBN: 9781573241175
Branch Call Number: ANF 204.32 NEP
ANF 204.32 NEP
Characteristics: x, 434 p. : port. ; 23 cm

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Mar 21, 2015

The cut worm forgives a plow.Everyone's bald beneath their hair.No matter how dark, ,the hand always knows its way to the mouth.What is not ex-pressed is de-pressed.To hold nothing back in every breath is a spiritual practice.We survive and then....we die.Pain is often a sign something has to change.I looked a hundred times and all I saw was dust.The sun broke through

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