A Great Invitation: The Path of Risk and Revelation

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Many Rivers Press #ad - A talk by David Whyte. 2 disc set. Disc 1: readying yourself for revelation /everything is waiting for you /the pilgrim journey is always done alone /an invitation to disappear /Large enough for life itself /Hospitable even to the stranger inside you /A circle of friendship /Blessing for one who blessed /The privilege of being alive /Requiem /Disc 2:Our relationship with silence /The place we start again /Meeting nothing but yourself /Everything turns into its opposite /The world was made to be free in /The tall dark stranger in your life /A prayer for safe arrival.

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Solace: The Art of Asking the Beautiful Question

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Many Rivers Press #ad - 2 cd set. Poet, author and internationally acclaimed speaker David Whyte looks at the fruitful discipline of finding and asking ever keener and more beautiful questions throughout our lives. These questions ask us to reimagine ourselves, and have the potential to reshape our identities, our world and our part in it, more generous and more courageous, helping us to become larger, equal to the fierce invitations extended to us as we grow and mature.

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The Poetry of Self Compassion

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Many Rivers Press #ad - The Poetry of Self Compassion #ad - A talk by David Whyte. On "the poetry of self compassion, " David Whyte looks at innocence as a faculty of exploration and a source of courage, compassion and self knowledge. Innocence is the ability to look at the world with fresh eyes. Self compassion is a form of faith: a faith in the way each of us holds the great conversation of life.

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Courage and Vulnerability: The Beauty in Human Reluctance

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Many Rivers Press 1932887458 #ad - Disc 1. A fierce attentionapprentice yourself to your own unknowingThe House of BelongingIn a Dark WoodLetting the World Bear Your WeightTo Break a PromiseReal Joy Is TransformativeDisc 2. This wild othernesson i walked in blessednessArrivalsThe Voice Beneath the ConversationThe Only Road You Could Follow Used book in Good Condition.

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Thresholds: Navigating the Difficult Transitions of Life 2 disk Audio CD

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Many Rivers Press #ad - Thresholds: Navigating the Difficult Transitions of Life 2 disk Audio CD #ad - These transitions can be understood as opportunities to engage in a deeper conversation; one that allows us to catch up with the part of ourselves that is already standing on a new frontier. On this 2-cd set, poet david whyte talks about the difficult transitions that are part of every human life, when we are orphaned from the homes we have carefully constructed and must learn to inhabit the world in a new way.

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Compass Points: Setting Direction for a Future Life

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Many Rivers Press 1932887466 #ad - Includes two new, coleman's bed and a reading of the essay, unpublished poems, Camino, The Bell and the Blackbird and Just Beyond Yourself, as well as favorites Sweet Darkness, The Body in Full Presence, Courage.74 minutes. Join david whyte on a poetic and thoughtful exploration of the way paying close attention to the present creates a new horizon for the future.

Used book in Good Condition. What would it be like if your future self could come back to this day, and thank you for having taken a direction for which it would be eternally grateful?Our future lives begin right here, today, on this threshold; the first step is to embody life exactly as we find it.

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Sweet Darkness: The Hidden Symmetries of a Human Life

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Many Rivers Press #ad - In the poetic tradition, the metaphor for this hidden image is darkness, and in every human life there comes a time when we are asked to have faith in what it can reveal to us. Used book in Good Condition. A talk by David Whyte. Single disc. In each of us, there lives an inner, symmetrical image that attempts to hold our outer experiences in a larger context, making room for revelation.

On this cd, david whyte uses poetry to illustrate this symmetry and the way we are all part of a much greater story than the one we tell ourselves.

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Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words

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Many Rivers Press #ad - Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words #ad - With the imagery of a poet and the reflection of a philosopher, David Whyte turns his attention to 52 ordinary words, each its own particular doorway into the underlying currents of human life. Many Rivers Pr. Used book in Good Condition.

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Half A Shade Braver: The Foundations of Conversational Leadership

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Many Rivers Press 1932887423 #ad - The essence of leadership is visibility, to be vulnerable, our willingness to be seen, and to risk ourselves. In this talk given in sydney, illuminating the universal, Australia, author and organizational consultant David Whyte tells us vulnerability can be understood not as a weakness, but rather as a faculty of perception, poet, human necessity of asking for help.

Half A Shade Braver: The Foundations of Conversational Leadership #ad - . To step into a leadership role is to hazard ourselves in the world, both for others and for something we can't fully articulate. He explores the qualities necessary to enable leaders to be both seen and heard, understand what is no longer relevant, and creatively engage the horizon. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Bell and the Blackbird

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Many Rivers Pr #ad - Or a blackbird / from a corner / calling / of a / field. Either way / but that self that / either way wants you / to be nothing / takes courage, / is no self at all. Used book in Good Condition. Asking you / or inviting you / to wake / into this life / deeper / to one that waits. Poetry, including a chapter of blessings and prayers, a section of small, haiku-inspired poems, and an homage to Pulitzer Prize-winner poet Mary Oliver.

The Bell and the Blackbird #ad - The sound / of a bell / still reverberating. Many Rivers Pr.

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What to Remember When Waking: The Disciplines of an Everyday Life

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Sounds True #ad - On what to remember when waking, this celebrated poet and teacher offers wisdom for building the essential disciplines that will see us through the difficulties of our human journey―skills of trust, momentum, vulnerability, and courage in the face of the unknown. Yet there are many conscious and unconscious ways that we often avoid living at this ever-moving frontier.

Combining a teacher’s ability to provide practical guidance with a poet’s insight into the depths of the human soul, he presents a powerful resource for anyone seeking growth and fulfillment on life’s journey with What to Remember When Waking. Highlights: start where you are―ways of recognizing the first necessary steps to find your path • the gift of vulnerability―why lowering our defenses can enhance our perception, dedication, and joyfulness • disciplines for cultivating the “fierce interior focus” that helps you maintain momentum in your life’s work • How embracing the feeling that you are out of place in the world can deepen your empathy and compassion for others• The art of knowing when to let your dreams mature in their own time • Beyond the "pursuit of happiness"―opening yourself to the deeper fulfillment available in the high and low points of life• Becoming an "apprentice to life"―how to approach new challenges with a sense of humility and wonder• Learning to delight in the unknown instead of trying to control it through labels and beliefs• Building a mature and welcoming relationship with death by embracing the richness that fragility brings to life• Over 5 1/2 hours of David Whyte's insights, poetry, and essential lessons for fully expressing your gifts in the world Used book in Good Condition.

What to Remember When Waking: The Disciplines of an Everyday Life #ad - Essential skills for a full and courageous lifewhen you think about personal transformation, reveals David Whyte, do you have a picture of who you want to become? Many of us unconsciously create an idealized image of our “awakened” selves―and in doing so, we undermine both the work and reward of genuine transformation.

Do you diminish life by attempting to assign names to everything instead of living more robustly with the unknown? Are you turning a blind eye to the invisible help that is all around you? With penetrating insight and gentle guidance, Whyte illuminates the core competencies that you must build in order to fully engage in the richness that life offers―and to express your true work in the world.

Engage in the great conversation that defines your life Our lives are defined by what David Whyte calls the “great conversation”―a give- and-take relationship between our vision of ourselves and the unfolding mystery of reality.

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