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Children and you

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give … Continue reading

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A verse by Rumi

“All day I think about it, then at night I say it. Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing? I have no idea. My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I … Continue reading

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Nothing remains to be held…

” It happens, sometimes, that things are too much. Stacks overflow. Trusses break. I get that. What I don’t get is: how one barrels through. Where does that strength come from? How is it fed? And if it doesn’t appear … Continue reading

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