menu

Being Here

Being Here February 16, 2010

Transcending down into

the ground of things is akin

to sweeping the leaves that cover

a path. There will always be more

leaves. And the heart of the journey,

the heart of our own awakening, is

to discover for ourselves that the

leaves are not the ground, and that

sweeping them aside will reveal a

path, and finally, that to fully live,

we must take the path and

continually sweep it.

"Mark, your remark about the chord from Tokyo puts me in mind of a similar ..."

For Keith Jarrett
"Thank you, Mark, for posting this incredibly beautiful and heartwarming poem. Blessings, Laraine"

The Work of Care
"That you suggest:"We need to return to our basic, caring nature now more than ever" ..."

Our Better Angels
"I just love this perspective on learning, reading and writing! Mark Nepo, you have such ..."

The Energy of Hope

Browse Our Archives