Mark Nepo

Mark Nepo

Mark Nepo

“More Together Than Alone: The Power and Spirit of Community”

February 21, 2019 | 7 p.m. | 2452 Knauss Hall, WMU
Bill Burian Community Lecture Series, WMU College of Health and Human Services

In this talk, Nepo will explore the heartwork required to inhabit our lives by engaging our ongoing relationships to self, other, work, community and Source. The integrity of our heartwork depends on integrating who we are with what we do. Regardless of the service we’re called to, the central questions have always been: How will we inhabit our time on Earth? How can we live fully alone and together? How will we know and be known? How do we hold each other as we tumble along in the story of our lives? Mark Nepo (book) writes "More Together Than Alone"How will we care for each other in the face of crisis?

Nepo moved and inspired readers and seekers all over the world with his #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Awakening. Beloved as a poet, teacher and storyteller, he has been called “one of the finest spiritual guides of our time” and “an eloquent spiritual teacher.” His work has been translated into more than twenty languages. A bestselling author, he has published twenty books and recorded fourteen audio projects. In 2015, he was given a Life-Achievement Award by AgeNation. And in 2016, he was named by Watkins: Mind Body Spirit as one of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People, and was also chosen as one of OWN’s SuperSoul 100. In 2017 Nepo became a regular columnist for Spirituality & Health Magazine.


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