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Entries by Mark Nepo from 11/2012

Returning to Where I've Never Been

| Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living

t's very human to have an understanding, to have a dream, to grasp for a moment a larger sense of things, and also very human to then get lost in the details, entangled in the problems along the way.

Hooked From Above

| Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living

I used to feel inconsistent, because my moods would change. I'd want solitude, then when alone, couldn't wait to be with others. I'd want to be still and walk slowly through the woods, but once there for a while, couldn't wait to hear live music.

Staying Awake (A Video From Sounds True)

| Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living

No one can be awake all the time. We sleep and wake and go back to sleep. We're clear, then confused, then wide-eyed again. We feel safe, then nervous, then at peace again. It makes being human a practice of return.

Of Course You Can Come

| Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living

How are we to understand a story like this? Does it tell us that acts of kindness and the gratitude they engender outlast decades and oceans and continents? Does it tell us that kindness, like the song of a red bird, will be answered long after the bird has died?