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This collection of essays, one for every day from January 1 through December 30, offers a poet's sensibility and sensuality and gives the reader Nepo's well-harvested wisdom. "Water reflects everything it encounters," Nepo writes in a May 5 essay. "This is so commonplace that we think water is blue, when in fact it has no color.... But the water, the glorious water everywhere, has taught me that we are more than what we reflect or love. This is the work of compassion: to embrace everything clearly without imposing who we are and without losing who we are." After each entry, Nepo offers a short list of suggestions or questions to help carry the essay into the day. There are many inspirational daybooks out there. What sets this one apart is the mature poet's voice rising from a seasoned soul. --Gail Hudson --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Every year I pick a 365 day book to read in the mornings.
Thank you Mark Nepo for one of the most wonderful gifts of writing and spiritual poetry I have had the pleasure of owning and reading...An owners manual for the soul!
By reading this book i can almost guarantee you will change your outlook in life for the better.
I love this daily inspirational book. I read the message daily before my meditation practice.Published 19 hours ago by lisa askey
I read a passage every morning now....gives me "food for thought".Published 1 day ago by mpatriciat
A must have on your bed stand. Do not go to bed or start your day without reading Mark's thought for the day. RICH beyond any pot of gold.... Read morePublished 9 days ago by MBSchwietz
This is a book I give as a gift to all of the people in my life I care about. Nepo takes us on a journey to see the world through new eyes. Read morePublished 18 days ago by M. T. Anders
Reading the daily readings allows me to start each day having tapped into my heart and soul before getting engaged with my mind and body. Read morePublished 18 days ago by John Renesch - "The Great Growing Up"
It is difficult to explain how wonderful this book is. Over the years I have had many inspirational books with daily readings, but none has been as powerful as this one. Read morePublished 26 days ago by B. Foster