The #1 New York Times bestselling author and popular spiritual teacher presents a poignant and timely meditation on the importance of community, and demonstrates how we live more enriching lives by cultivating connectedness. At once a moving meditation and an empowering guide, More Together Than Alone is an compelling testament to the power of community and why it's so essential in our lives, now more than ever. Mark Nepo draws from historical events, spiritual thought leaders, and the natural world to show how, in every generation, our tendency is to join together to accomplish our greatest achievements, from creating education to providing clean drinking water, and preserving the arts. Nepo's historical snapshots, from ancient times to contemporary examples, show how community creates a light in the darkest of times, and gets to the heart of how we come together in varied and beautiful ways, whether forming resistance groups during the Holocaust or rebuilding after the nuclear devastation in Nagasaki. These inspiring stories teach us that even in the bleakest days, we have the power to create connections and draw strength from one another. Featuring thought-provoking analysis and practical takeaways, More Together Than Alone will help us inhabit a stronger sense of togetherness where we live and in the world so we can achieve our highest potential, as individuals, and as communities.
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by Mark Nepo
by Mark Landler
by Professor Mark Polelle
by Mark Miodownik
by Mark Childress
by Mark Twain
by Mark Sanborn
"Poet and philosopher Mark Nepo reflects on our human interconnectedness, weaving in a wealth of quotations from around the world. For example: "All things are connected. The art of community is discovering how." Nepo's voice is both clear and attractive; however, not all listeners will find his delivery engaging. Reading his prose in the sometimes lofty-sounding manner and ethereal tones of a poet, Nepo's sentence ends tend to drift, and occasionally his work sounds more like a sermon than the reflective meditation many listeners may be expecting. For those who don't mind this style, the soothing and hopeful content of his work--on the power of community to help us become happier and healthier--offers peace in difficult times. J.C.G. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"
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