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I love the dark hours — Rainer Maria Rilke

I love the dark hours of my being. My mind deepens into them. There I can find, as in old letters, the days of my life, already lived, and held like a legend, and understood. Then the knowing comes: I … Continue reading

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Each of Us Has A Name — Zelda

Each of Us Has A Name Each of us has a name given by God and given by our parents Each of us has a name given by our stature and our smile and given by what we wear Each … Continue reading

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For a New Beginning — John O’Donohue

For a New Beginning In out-of-the-way places of the heart, Where your thoughts never think to wander, This beginning has been quietly forming, Waiting until you were ready to emerge. For a long time it has watched your desire, Feeling … Continue reading

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Where Does the Temple Begin, Where Does It End? by Mary Oliver

Where Does the Temple Begin, Where Does It End? There are things you can’t reach. But you can reach out to them, and all day long. The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God. And it can keep … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Life of Rainer Maria Rilke

Celebrating the life and work of Rainer Maria Rilke, born December 4, 1875 “Everywhere transience is plunging into the depths of Being… It is our task to imprint this temporary, perishable earth into ourselves so deeply, so painfully and passionately, … Continue reading

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Book of Hours, II, 16 — Rainer Maria Rilke

Book of Hours, II, 16 — Rainer Maria Rilke II, 16 How surely gravity’s law, strong as an ocean current, takes hold of even the strongest thing and pulls it toward the heart of the world. Each thing – each … Continue reading

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Hello Gratitude!

Hello Gratitude! It is a good time for practicing gratitude now—as it always been, and will always be—but perhaps more so now because of the impending holiday season. Many people may feel bluesy at a time where the mad (shopping) … Continue reading

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The Dark Night of My Soul

The Dark Night of My Soul La Nuit où Mon Âme a Touché le Fond October 10   This will be my first post in both English and French, so as to reach a broader audience. The French version follows … Continue reading

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