THE ART OF PUTTING THINGS TOGETHER

THE ART OF PUTTING THINGS TOGETHER July 31, 2012

In a world where things are constantly falling apart or breaking apart, health often resides in the art of putting things together. Both are happening at the same time constantly, though we understandably focus on what falls apart first, as it makes more noise and is often accompanied by pain. This video clip from an interview with Sounds True took place in Colorado during a week of recording my box set of teaching conversations, Staying Awake: The Ordinary Art.

Mark Nepo – The Art of Putting Things Together from Sounds True on Vimeo.

A Question to Walk With: Tell the story of someone you admire who modeled or taught you about the art of putting things together.

"Monet was nearsighted and painted what he saw."

Stacks of Wheat
"It just happen many in Hebron went to the burial place for Sarah this weekend ..."

Grief
"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

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