Michael Meade explores the difference between sight and vision, suggesting that as our sight diminishes with age we can gain a deeper way of seeing the world. Weaving together song and poetry, humor and anecdotes, Meade addresses how the loss of soul and vision in modern culture also includes the loss of music and language as a sustaining force, a loss felt acutely among youth. Youth are the song trying to be born into the world and the intelligence and vision of the next generation. When a culture loses sight of this, they lose out on essential wisdom and vital voice of renewal.
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NEW AUDIO BOOK by Michael Meade
Awakening the Soul addresses the issue of the loss of soul throughout the world and the loss of meaning and truth in modern life. Michael Meade shows how meaning is essential to the human soul and uses ancient stories and compelling insights to describe how soul can be recovered and people can learn to “live in truth.”
Drawing from dramatic episodes in his own life, Meade shows how the soul tries to awaken at critical times, and how an awakened soul is crucial for finding medicine to treat the ailments and alienation of modern life. What we need now is not a minor repair, but a major transformation of the world that can only start with the awakening of the individual soul.
6 hours, 38 minutes - Narrated by Michael Meade
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