Growing in Place with Mark Nepo – The Edge

How Are You Doing Meeting the Unknown?

For today’s Growing in Place video, I’m reading my poem “The Edge” from my book Surviving Has Made Me Crazy. The parable explores the quartet of voices we all carry in us. If we can listen to them as a whole, it will help ensure that we don’t let any one dominate. I hope you enjoy the message for today. Stay healthy and safe!

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