Such beautiful words by Mark Nepo
I shall say no more….
…Even fallen leaves float in lakes, demonstrating how surrender can hold us up.
We can learn from the leaves that ducks swim around. In life as in water, when we curl up or flail we sink. When we spread and go still, we are carried by the largest sea of all: the sea of grace that flows steadily beneath the turmoil of events. And just as fish can’t see the ocean they live in, we can’t quite see the spirit that sustains us….”
What a little taste (tease really) of Mark Nepo. If you’re like me, you are going to want more. And because I don’t like to disappoint, here you go: