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Mark Nepo and Oprah

This Is What It's Like To Go On Tour With Oprah

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Oprah's The Life You Want Tour landed in Newark this past weekend, and among the many celebrated speakers was spiritual writer Mark Nepo. He joined Hu...

How Oprah Crystallized My Calling Without Even Knowing It

Erica Ford | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Erica Ford

The bottom line is that, for whatever reason, Oprah Winfrey asked me to read my writing on her stage. At a conference where her goal was to help us find our callings. Oprah did that for me. And she didn't even know she was doing it. She really is just that magical.

The 'Sacrifice' You Must Make In 2014

OWN | Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

Author and poet Mark Nepo says that we're like the cliffs worn down by the sea -- that's how our soul's beauty is revealed. The growth and enlightenme...

The '7,000 Ways To Listen' And Be Fully Present

OWN | Posted 11.20.2013 | OWN

Spiritual author Mark Nepo believes that the key to living a vibrant, meaningful life is to listen with an open heart. In part two of Oprah's conversa...

How We Can Live A More Poetic Life

OWN | Posted 11.16.2013 | OWN

While most people would describe Mark Nepo, spiritual author of Seven Thousand Ways to Listen, Reduced to Joy and The Book of Awakening as a poet, he ...

The Spiritual Lessons That Cancer Taught Poet Mark Nepo

OWN | Posted 11.14.2013 | OWN

After three years, two cycles of cancer and an aggressive series of chemotherapy, poet Mark Nepo's body was weak and broken. Still, he says he could f...

The Health Scare That Started His Spiritual Journey

OWN | Posted 11.08.2013 | OWN

Nearly 26 years ago, poet Mark Nepo discovered a lump on the back of his head, which would later be diagnosed as cancer. In the above clip from an upc...