Archives for April 2013

No Strangers in the Heart with Tami Simon of Sounds True

Tami Simon speaks with Mark Nepo, a poet, philosopher, and New York Times #1 bestselling author who has published 13 books and recorded eight audio projects. Mark has been interviewed twice by Oprah Winfrey as part of her Soul Series radio show and was interviewed by Robin Roberts on Good Morning America. A cancer survivor, [Read More…]

Getting Closer

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. This week’s poem explores the cloudlike veils that come between us and our direct living of life. Sometimes, we have to part the veil with our mind. Sometimes, we have to let the wind of our heart blow it open. Sometimes, we need the love of others [Read More…]

How We Make Our Way

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. Over a lifetime, we are humbly changed by things we often don’t notice along the way. We’re often connected to other life we’re not aware of. This piece bears witness to such connections. How We Make Our Way When he hits the conga with his palm, it [Read More…]

Near the Light

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. Sometimes, in the midst of working through frustrations, it’s possible to glimpse the truth that, though I’m frustrated, not everything is frustrating. Sometimes, in the midst of sadness, it’s possible to glimpse that, though I’m sad, not everything is sad. This poem came upon me while in [Read More…]

Going Home

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. For all the dreams we dream and things we work toward, we sometimes stumble into a moment when what waits inside our dream somehow comes true. This poem speaks to such a moment. GOING HOME It was the middle of the day. Early September. Light skirting out [Read More…]

In the Thick of It

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. While guiding a workshop, we fell into a deep conversation about the part of us that is constantly changed by meeting the world and the depth of who we are that never changes. The Rocky Mountains were nearby and as I began to explore all this, the [Read More…]