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Oct 4, 2022

With over a million copies sold, Mark Nepo has 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, Mark has been called "one of the finest spiritual guides of our time," "a consummate storyteller," and "an eloquent spiritual teacher." His work is widely accessible and used by many and his books have been translated into more than twenty languages.

A bestselling author, he has published twenty-three books and recorded fifteen audio projects. In 2015, he was given a Life-Achievement Award by AgeNation. 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, a group of inspired leaders using their gifts and voices to elevate humanity. In 2017, Mark became a regular columnist for Spirituality & Health Magazine.

In today’s episode, we talk about Marks latest book, Surviving Storms, the cost of progress, and the importance of awareness. Mark also talks about the gesture of goodness, secret identities, and the need for mature compassion.

I can’t wait for you to listen! 


In this Episode You’ll Learn:

  • [05:47] What it was like writing this book.
  • [11:40] The cost of progress.
  • [19:25] Restoring our human nature through awareness.
  • [26:52] The human ingredients in the purpose of goodness.
  • [30:54] Secret identities.
  • [42:32] The maturing of compassion.
  • [49:35] The journey to enough.
  • [57:20] The invitation.


Soul Shifting Quotes: 

  • “There is something that is lost if we don’t make the climb ourselves.” [15:28]
  • “Everything we do in authenticity is adding one more healthy cell to the global body.” [22:27]
  • “It’s wonderful and enough to be who we are.” [36:58]
  • “With freedom comes responsibility.” [40:27]
  • “We are more than what is done to us.” [58:03]