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Enjoying the Spring

It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart. -Rainer Maria Rilke

Wednesday of Hope – with Gratitude

Being an artist means, not reckoning and counting, but ripening like the tree which does not force its sap and stands confident in the storms of spring without the fear that after them may come no summer. It does come. But it comes only… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – with Gratitude”

Tarrying

All this hurrying soon will be over. Only when we tarry do we touch the holy. – Rainer Maria Rilke,┬áIn Praise of Mortality, translated and edited by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy

Thoughts on the Sea – 3

Anxious? Go to the sea “When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered… Continue Reading “Thoughts on the Sea – 3”