The Book of Awakening

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Quercus Publishing, Aug 1, 2012 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 448 pages
The Book of Awakening provides small doses of what really matters: simple truths and stories from everyday lives, plus inspiration from the great wisdom traditions. Each day's entry is accompanied by commonplace yet profound practices, designed to help us live the life we want by being present to the life we have. For, in the words of St Francis of Assisi, 'You are that which you are seeking.' A daily guide for authentic living in hard times, The Book of Awakening is a book to keep your head high, your heart open and your feet on the ground. 'It is true,' Nepo writes, 'If you can't see what you're looking for, see what's there. It's enough.'

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User Review  - ajlewis2 - www.librarything.com

This is a book of short readings for each day of the year. At the beginning of each reading was a short quote. At the end of each reading there is a meditation. Perhaps 50% of these readings were very ... Read full review

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One of my three "dailies" in 2015, this was another good companion for a wild and challenging year. Helpful perspectives. Sly stories. Some days felt a little sentimental or forced, but that may have ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over thirty years. A cancer survivor, Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship.

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