Today you let me share with you life awakening quotes and Mark Nepo Book of Awakening.
Last week I came across a book, or rather a gift. This book is a gift of love. I opened it, read the foreword by Wayne Muller, author of “How Then Shall We live“. It instantly awakened my mind and heart. There and then, my soul was filled with gratitude and graced with renewal.
Let me quote some of Muller’s words: “Our life is made of days. It is only in the days of our lives that we find peace, joy and healing…”
“When Mark finished the final round of chemotherapy that helped cure his cancer, he rose early in the day, squeezed fresh orange juice, and placed the glass of juice on the table before him. Then he waited, reflecting on the promise of the day, until the sun rose over the trees outside his window. At that moment, he told me, the light from the sun pierced the juice and “diffused into orange crystal light,” at which point Mark lifted the juice to his lips.”
You see this book by Philosopher-poet, Mark Nepo called “The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have“, touched my heart that afternoon in the bookstore.
“The Book of Awakening” is a treasure trove for the spiritual souls. Nepo helps us to feel, see and listen to beauty of our soul that is alive and vibrant.
This spiritual book is filled with wisdom that will make us to re-look into our lives and find a deeper significance and beauty that many of us have overlooked before.
In this book, there are daily reflections, passages, poetry and inspirational quotes which act as a soul-searching guide.
Mark Nepo Quotes
“Mysteriously, as elusive as it is, this moment–where the eye is what it sees, where the heart is what it feels–this moment shows us that what is real is sacred”
“…there are no wrong turns, only unexpected paths.”
“The key to knowing joy is being easily pleased.”
“Light is in both the broken bottle and the diamond.”
You should get this “The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have” for yourself and also for people you love.
Now, let’s savor some of my favorite life awakening quotes:
“From wonder into wonder existence opens.” – Lao Tzu
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust
“Take each day one at a time, and to savor the beauty offered by life’s unfolding.” – Mark Nepo
“The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.” – Henry Miller
“It is only when we realize that life is taking us nowhere that it begins to have meaning.”- P.D. Ouspensky
“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.” – Emily Dickinson
“Every night, when I go to sleep, I die. Every morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.” – Gail Sheehy
“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” – Carl Jung
“We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.” – Elbert Hubbard
“What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.” – Abraham Maslow