Under the Quest

Under the Quest March 7, 2022

Can you drink from the Lake of Being

you came from before you were named?

For peace lives there.

I don’t mean for you to undo your life

or to leave the world but to put down

all that has proven false so you can taste

from what is lasting which is always near.

And here’s the mountain which when

crossed is worth the journey—

can you be such a lake to others?

A Question to Walk With: Describe one thing you know to be true under all the challenges you have known.

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

 


 

Mark’s 2022 Calendar

MARCH 18–20: Copper Beech Institute, Hartford, CT, The Book of Soul, Weekend Retreat. REGISTER HERE. Event is in person.

APRIL 8–10: Pine Manor Retreat Center, Weekend Retreat, The Deeper Teachers: Pain, Fear, and Grief. REGISTER HERE. Event is in person.

For information about Mark’s new webinar, Pain, Fear, and Grief: The Deeper Teachers coming this August, visit Live.MarkNepo.com

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