By Mark Nepo
Tales hold the seeds of our humanness. they assist us, educate us, heal us, and attach us to what concerns. As some distance because the middle Can See is a call for participation to be in dating with deep and life-giving fabric. Poet and thinker Mark Nepo reaches humans via their hearts, bringing whatever clean and new to the sector by way of stimulating swap via mirrored image of techniques and emotions. The tales he stocks in As a ways because the center Can See come from many places--from Nepo's own heritage to desires to the myths of our ancestors. Each one is an invitation to wake up a side of dwelling in courting with the sacred.
Following all of the forty-five tales are 3 types of a call for participation to extra the dialog: magazine questions, desk questions, and meditations. The questions, no matter if mirrored upon in a magazine or mentioned in deeper dialog with pals or relations, are supposed to lead the seeker down unimagined paths and again into existence; the meditations are supposed to floor the educational. those tales and parables approximately common innovations and issues supply a poet's sensuality and a philosopher's sensibility to personalizing the adventure of the human adventure on the planet.
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The story tells us that if we still ourselves long enough within the web of all there is, we will eventually come to know the lightness of God’s being. JOURNAL QUESTIONS • Describe three significant experiences of the last year and explore how they might be connected. • What are they trying to say to you about the nature of life and where you are in your journey? TABLE QUESTIONS To be asked over dinner or coffee with friends and loved ones. Try listening to everyone’s response before discussing: • Do you think there is an unseeable web of life?
He kept them on a string. It was shortly after this that he forgot his name. He soon became known as Angulìmla, which means garland of finger bones. Word spread quickly as when a plague sweeps the countryside. Beware—there is a cold-hearted student who will kill you without saying a word. In her despair, Ahimsikha’s mother sought out Buddha and beseeched him to save her son. Buddha touched her forehead with his thumb and sent her home. Then, Buddha himself set out on the road where Angulìmla had been slaying travelers.
Here’s what happened for me when I read Mark Nepo’s As Far As the Heart Can See: Each word became a stepping stone on a path through the woods. ” — Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and author of Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow “As Far As the Heart Can See is filled with stories and guided reflections that not only make us think about life but feel more connected to it. ” — James Baraz, coauthor of Awakening Joy: 10 Steps That Will Put You on the Road to Real Happiness and cofounder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center “Part poetry, part spiritual narrative, As Far As the Heart Can See offers us a grounded experience of life seen through a spiritual lens.