Archives for March 2013

Holding Nothing Back

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. I’m always surprised to rediscover that life waits behind a door that can only be opened when we give our all, when we hold nothing back. This video clip from an interview with Sounds True took place in Colorado during a week of recording my box set [Read More…]

Gentleness and Co-dependence

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. Since life can be abrupt and harsh, it’s a constant challenge to meet experience without shutting down. If we’re too guarded, we’re never touched by what matters. On the contrary, it seems that to be touched by what matters, we need to develop our gentleness. Gentleness and [Read More…]

Mark wins Books for a Better Life award!

Congratulations to Mark, who won the 17th Annual Books for a Better Life Award in the Spirituality category. Since its inception in 1996, Books for a Better Life has recognized more than 650 self-improvement authors and has now raised more than $1.9 million for the New York City – Southern New York Chapter’s comprehensive support [Read More…]

Steadfastness

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. It’s important to discern between steadfastness and stubbornness. There are crucial, if subtle, differences between the two. To be steadfast is to be faithful to what we know to be true, without a need to explain or justify that truth, but simply to live it. To be [Read More…]

The Myth of Urgency

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. We live in an age where information, demands, and choices are more plentiful than ever. This rush of possibility gives us the illusion that we can do anything without limit. With this rush of possibility and the illusion of no limits comes a relentless urgency to do [Read More…]