Keep Trying

Keep Trying November 1, 2021

Take off your situation

and you are closer.


Take off the story you’ve

been told about yourself

and you are closer still.


Take off your dream of

compliance or rebellion

and you’re almost there.


Take off your name and

put your face in the stream

of all that wants to fill you.


A Question to Walk With: In conversation with a friend or loved one, describe the sense of your own being that exists below your name, your history, and where you live.

This excerpt is from my book of poems, The Tone in the Center of the Bell.

New Webinar with Mark Nepo — The Fire of Aliveness

In this 3-series webinar, The Fire of Aliveness, Mark Nepo will teach about the challenges we face after such a long period of solitude. How do we open after being so closed? How do we reconnect after being so isolated? How do we know what to pick up and what to put down? In this series, Mark will address how we can be tender and fierce in our call to love each other, until justice and healing are the same thing. November 21, November 28, December 5 1-2:30 Eastern | 11-12:30 Pacific See more details at:


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