Cancer survivor, poet, and philosopher Mark Nepo has consciously
allowed life to move through him. The Book of Awakening is the result
of his journey of the soul and will inspire others to embark on their
own. Nepo speaks of spirit and friendship, urging readers to stay vital
and in love with this life, no matter the hardships. Encompassing many
traditions and voices, Nepo's words offer insight on pain, wonder, and
love. Each entry is accompanied by an exercise that will surprise and
delight the reader in its mind-waking ability.
About The Author
Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over thirty years. He has published twelve books and recorded three CDs. A new book of teaching stories, As Far As the Heart Can See, is forthcoming from HCI Books (Fall 2011). Recent titles are Finding Inner Courage (Red Wheel-Conari, 2011, originally published as Facing the Lion, Being the Lion, 2007), Surviving Has Made Me Crazy (CavanKerry Press, 2007), and Inner Courage (CD, Three Intentions, 2009). As a cancer survivor, Mark devotes his writing and teaching to the journey of inner transformation and the life of relationship.
"A year s supply of inspiration every day and the perfect gift for yourself and your friends." -Oprah Winfrey"
Number Of Pages: 378
Published: 31st May 2000
Publisher: Conari Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 12.7 x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.51