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An Evening with Mark Nepo

City Opera House
106 E. Front Street,
Traverse City, MI 49684
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MarkNepohas been described as "one of the finest spiritual guides of our time." His twenty-two books have been translated in over twenty languages. This evening's conversation will center on his two most recent books,The Book of Soul: 52 Paths to Living What MattersandDrinking from the River of Light: The Life of Expression. Mark has been a student of the inner journey for more than forty years. He believes that the creative process of expression is a means to spiritual growth. He writes, "The deeper we go into the creative process, the more attuned we become and that allows us to join with everything around us." InTheBook of Soul,Mark exploresour call and struggle to inhabit the soul on Earth through a messy human life, and how underneath our differences, we can be who we are everywhere and create a path to what matters.This book delves into our ongoing process of transformation in its mystery, difficulty, and inevitability. He adds, "It seems the purpose of suffering is to exhaust us of our differences, and the purpose of love is to awaken us to how we're at heart the same. Then, we discover that the temple is the world. This seems even more relevant in our tense, modern world." Nepois a poet, philosopher, and teacherwho has taught for more than forty years. He's best known for his New York Times #1 bestseller, The Book of Awakening. Guest host AngieMorgan learned how to lead during her time in the Marine Corps. She's since shared her experiences in her books, Leading from the Front and the New York Times Best-Selling SPARK. She's the co-founder of Lead Star and has been designing and delivering leadership programs for the world's best businesses for 15+ years. She holds a BA and MBA from the University of Michigan. Beyond work, Angie is an avid athlete and challenge junkie. She's also a huge reader and loves inspiring others to read.
Event Dates
July 10, 2020
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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