Crossing The Unknown Sea: Work As A Pilgrimage Of Identity

Crossing The Unknown Sea: Work As A Pilgrimage Of Identity

  • Publish Date: 2002-04-02
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: David Whyte
Brand: Riverhead Trade
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Crossing the Unknown Sea is about reuniting the imagination with our day to day lives. It shows how poetry and practicality, far from being mutually exclusive, reinforce each other to give every aspect of our lives meaning and direction. For anyone who wants to deepen their connection to their lifes workor find out what their lifes work isthis book can help navigate the way.

Whyte encourages readers to take risks at work that will enhance their personal growth, and shows how burnout can actually be beneficial and used to renew professional interest. He asserts that too many people blindly trudge through a mediocre work life because so many busy tasks prevent significant reflection and analysis of job satisfaction. People often turn to spiritual practice or religion to nurture their souls, but overlook how work can actually be our greatest opportunity for discovery and growth. Crossing the Unknown Sea combines poetry, gifted storytelling and Whytes personal experience to reveal works potential to fulfill us and bring us closer to ultimate freedom and happiness.

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