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Mark Nepo quotes: The fully engaged heart is the antibody for the infection of violence. The fully engaged heart is the antibody for the infection of violence.
Mark Nepo quotes: The key to knowing joy is being easily pleased. The key to knowing joy is being easily pleased.
Mark Nepo quotes: Where love is deep much can be accomplished. - SHINICHI SUZUKI Where love is deep much can be accomplished. - SHINICHI SUZUKI
Mark Nepo quotes: Live loud enough in your heart and there is no need to speak. Live loud enough in your heart and there is no need to speak.
Mark Nepo quotes: Keeping a commitment to listening has led me to my own growth, beyond any imagined dreams I may have had throughout the years. Keeping a commitment to listening has led me to my own growth, beyond any imagined dreams I may have had throughout the years.
Mark Nepo quotes: In loving ourselves, we love the world. In loving ourselves, we love the world.
Mark Nepo quotes: I would rather be fooled than not believe. I would rather be fooled than not believe.
Mark Nepo quotes: Each soul on earth is complete unto itself. Each soul on earth is complete unto itself.
Mark Nepo quotes: We are born with only one obligation - to be completely who we are. We are born with only one obligation - to be completely who we are.
Mark Nepo quotes: A love astounds us or a pain consumes us and we forget that we glow on our own. A love astounds us or a pain consumes us and we forget that we glow on our own.
Mark Nepo quotes: Accepting what we're given is a practice in being present to everything beyond us that lets us become intimate with the nature of life. Accepting what we're given is a practice in being present to everything beyond us that lets us become intimate with the nature of life.
Mark Nepo quotes: Tragedy stays alive by feeling what's been done to us, while peace comes alive by living with the results. Tragedy stays alive by feeling what's been done to us, while peace comes alive by living with the results.
Mark Nepo quotes: This is the ongoing purpose of full attention: to find a thousand ways to be pierced into wholeness. This is the ongoing purpose of full attention: to find a thousand ways to be pierced into wholeness.
Mark Nepo quotes: Every human has an unfathomable gift that only meeting life head on will reveal. Every human has an unfathomable gift that only meeting life head on will reveal.
Mark Nepo quotes: Perhaps the hardest thing I've learned, and still struggle with, is that I don't have to be finished in order to be whole. Perhaps the hardest thing I've learned, and still struggle with, is that I don't have to be finished in order to be whole.
Mark Nepo quotes: It's like wearing gloves every time we touch something, and then, forgetting we chose to put them on, we complain that nothing feels quite real. It's like wearing gloves every time we touch something, and then, forgetting we chose to put them on, we complain that nothing feels quite real.
Mark Nepo quotes: Stop talking, stop thinking, and there is nothing you will not understand. - SENG-TS'AN Stop talking, stop thinking, and there is nothing you will not understand. - SENG-TS'AN
Mark Nepo quotes: If we are to access the resources of life, we must listen with our common heart to the cries of the world. If we are to access the resources of life, we must listen with our common heart to the cries of the world.
Mark Nepo quotes: In the end, everyone is aware of this: nobody keeps any of what he has, and life is only a borrowing of bones. - PABLO NERUDA In the end, everyone is aware of this: nobody keeps any of what he has, and life is only a borrowing of bones. - PABLO NERUDA
Mark Nepo quotes: Light is in both the broken bottle and the diamond. Light is in both the broken bottle and the diamond.
Mark Nepo quotes: If you had a sad childhood, so what? You can dance with only one leg and see the snowflake falling with only one eye. - ROBERT BLY If you had a sad childhood, so what? You can dance with only one leg and see the snowflake falling with only one eye. - ROBERT BLY
Mark Nepo quotes: The resource of life is everywhere, even in the smallest of things and we're never very far from it. The resource of life is everywhere, even in the smallest of things and we're never very far from it.
Mark Nepo quotes: Our job is not to expose the mystery but to participate in it. Our job is not to expose the mystery but to participate in it.
Mark Nepo quotes: I started out wanting to write great poems, then wanting to discover true poems. Now, I want to be the poem. I started out wanting to write great poems, then wanting to discover true poems. Now, I want to be the poem.
Mark Nepo quotes: Robert calmly, like an Oriental sage himself, treated the situation as if it were a koan, a riddle to be entered until its very assumptions shifted. Robert calmly, like an Oriental sage himself, treated the situation as if it were a koan, a riddle to be entered until its very assumptions shifted.
Mark Nepo quotes: The life of expression is the tuning fork by which we find our way to the sacred. The life of expression is the tuning fork by which we find our way to the sacred.
Mark Nepo quotes: To walk quietly until the miracle in everything speaks is poetry, whether we write it down or not. To walk quietly until the miracle in everything speaks is poetry, whether we write it down or not.
Mark Nepo quotes: What we reach for may be different, but what makes us reach is the same. What we reach for may be different, but what makes us reach is the same.
Mark Nepo quotes: We need to give up what no longer works and find new ways of being that keeps us close to what matters. We need to give up what no longer works and find new ways of being that keeps us close to what matters.
Mark Nepo quotes: A successful creative expression is one in which the person who has expressed it was transformed for having encountered it A successful creative expression is one in which the person who has expressed it was transformed for having encountered it
Mark Nepo quotes: We're quietly aching for something to celebrate We're quietly aching for something to celebrate
Mark Nepo quotes: Whatever opens us is not as important as what it opens. Whatever opens us is not as important as what it opens.
Mark Nepo quotes: The humanitarian Carol Hegedus reminds us, Our purpose is that which we most passionately are when we pay attention to our deepest selves. The humanitarian Carol Hegedus reminds us, Our purpose is that which we most passionately are when we pay attention to our deepest selves.
Mark Nepo quotes: Now, I want only to give away all that I'm blessed to know and disappear in the stream. Now, I want only to give away all that I'm blessed to know and disappear in the stream.
Mark Nepo quotes: The only response to adversity or misunderstanding is to be more completely who we are - to share ourselves more. The only response to adversity or misunderstanding is to be more completely who we are - to share ourselves more.
Mark Nepo quotes: The real & lasting practice for each of us is to remove what obstructs us so we can be who we are ... The real & lasting practice for each of us is to remove what obstructs us so we can be who we are ...
Mark Nepo quotes: We tend to make the thing in the way the way. We tend to make the thing in the way the way.
Mark Nepo quotes: I tried so hard to please that I never realized no one is watching. I tried so hard to please that I never realized no one is watching.
Mark Nepo quotes: Pursue the obstacle It will set you free Pursue the obstacle
It will set you free
Mark Nepo quotes: The greedy one gathered all the cherries, while the simple one tasted all the cherries in one. The greedy one gathered all the cherries, while the simple one tasted all the cherries in one.
Mark Nepo quotes: Like roots finding water, we always wind up moving towards what sustains us. Like roots finding water, we always wind up moving towards what sustains us.
Mark Nepo quotes: The practice of listening is one of the most mysterious, luminous, and challenging art forms on Earth. The practice of listening is one of the most mysterious, luminous, and challenging art forms on Earth.
Mark Nepo quotes: To be broken is no reason to see all things as broken. To be broken is no reason to see all things as broken.
Mark Nepo quotes: We are the stage and all the players. We are the stage and all the players.
Mark Nepo quotes: The point of experience is not to escape life but to live it. The point of experience is not to escape life but to live it.
Mark Nepo quotes: We are all continually asked to learn how to ask for what we need, only to practice accepting what we're given. We are all continually asked to learn how to ask for what we need, only to practice accepting what we're given.
Mark Nepo quotes: ... there are no wrong turns, only unexpected paths. ... there are no wrong turns, only unexpected paths.
Mark Nepo quotes: Grief can be a slow ache that never seems to stop rising, yet as we grieve, those we love mysteriously become more and more a part of who we are. Grief can be a slow ache that never seems to stop rising, yet as we grieve, those we love mysteriously become more and more a part of who we are.
Mark Nepo quotes: Can we listen to each other the way veins listen to blood? Can we listen to each other the way veins listen to blood?
Mark Nepo quotes: When feeling badly about ourselves, we often try on other skins rather than understand and care for our own. When feeling badly about ourselves, we often try on other skins rather than understand and care for our own.
Mark Nepo quotes: There is no getting around the fundamental fact that we need to interact with everything in order to manifest the wholeness we are born with. There is no getting around the fundamental fact that we need to interact with everything in order to manifest the wholeness we are born with.
Mark Nepo quotes: My friends are the beings through whom God loves me. My friends are the beings through whom God loves me.
Mark Nepo quotes: There's no need to seek the truth-just put a stop to your opinions!-SENG-TS'AN There's no need to seek the truth-just put a stop to your opinions!
-SENG-TS'AN
Mark Nepo quotes: The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes. The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.
Mark Nepo quotes: Birds learn how to fly, never knowing where flight will take them. Birds learn how to fly, never knowing where flight will take them.
Mark Nepo quotes: Each of us is born with an incorruptible spot of grace. Each of us is born with an incorruptible spot of grace.
Mark Nepo quotes: Let the miracles, even the ones we don't want or see, unfold. Let the miracles, even the ones we don't want or see, unfold.
Mark Nepo quotes: We are love. But in an everyday setting we have to make choices. We have limits. We can love everyone and we can't love everyone. We are love. But in an everyday setting we have to make choices. We have limits. We can love everyone and we can't love everyone.
Mark Nepo quotes: If you truly hold a stone, you can feel the mountain it came from. If you truly hold a stone, you can feel the mountain it came from.
Mark Nepo quotes: Wakefulness is not a destination but a song the human heart keeps singing, the way birds keep singing at the first sign of light. Wakefulness is not a destination but a song the human heart keeps singing, the way birds keep singing at the first sign of light.
Mark Nepo quotes: Doing small things with love is the atom of bravery. Doing small things with love is the atom of bravery.
Mark Nepo quotes: The sun doesn't stop shining because some people are blind. The sun doesn't stop shining because some people are blind.
Mark Nepo quotes: When wiggling through a holethe world looks different thanwhen scrubbed clean by the wiggleand looking back. When wiggling through a hole
the world looks different than
when scrubbed clean by the wiggle
and looking back.
Mark Nepo quotes: There is no tomorrow, only a string of todays. Still, There is no tomorrow, only a string of todays. Still,
Mark Nepo quotes: I looked a hundred times and all I saw was dust. The sun broke through and flecks of gold filled the air. I looked a hundred times and all I saw was dust. The sun broke through and flecks of gold filled the air.
Mark Nepo quotes: I am more than I have shown you and more than you are willing to see. Let's work our love and know each other more fully. I am more than I have shown you and more than you are willing to see. Let's work our love and know each other more fully.
Mark Nepo quotes: I was born with the ability to see in metaphor. I was born with the ability to see in metaphor.
Mark Nepo quotes: quiet pain that comes from not honoring what we know to be true, even if all we know to be true are the questions we are asking. quiet pain that comes from not honoring what we know to be true, even if all we know to be true are the questions we are asking.
Mark Nepo quotes: The greatest thing we can do to be closer to our own lives and to the freshness of living is to open up again. The greatest thing we can do to be closer to our own lives and to the freshness of living is to open up again.
Mark Nepo quotes: No amount of thinking can stop thinking. No amount of thinking can stop thinking.
Mark Nepo quotes: What is not ex-pressed is de-pressed. What is not ex-pressed is de-pressed.
Mark Nepo quotes: being articulate is not a facility of language but a fidelity to vision. And so we are all articulate when finding the courage to say what we see. being articulate is not a facility of language but a fidelity to vision. And so we are all articulate when finding the courage to say what we see.
Mark Nepo quotes: Rather than finding heaven on earth, we are asked to release heaven by living on earth. Rather than finding heaven on earth, we are asked to release heaven by living on earth.
Mark Nepo quotes: The simplest and bravest way to counter the plight of disheartenment is to move toward what is precious. The simplest and bravest way to counter the plight of disheartenment is to move toward what is precious.
Mark Nepo quotes: The extraordinary is waiting quietly beneath the skin of all that is ordinary. The extraordinary is waiting quietly beneath the skin of all that is ordinary.
Mark Nepo quotes: When we deny what comes through us, it defines us. When we honestly face what comes through us, then who we are grows. When we deny what comes through us, it defines us. When we honestly face what comes through us, then who we are grows.
Mark Nepo quotes: Have the # life you want by being fully present to the life you have. Have the # life you want by being fully present to the life you have.
Mark Nepo quotes: All the buried seeds crack open in the dark the instant they surrender to a process they can't see. All the buried seeds crack open in the dark the instant they surrender to a process they can't see.
Mark Nepo quotes: Even if one glimpses God, there are cuts and splinters and burns along the way. Even if one glimpses God, there are cuts and splinters and burns along the way.