“All your restlessness is out of your desire for stillness
Just desire restlessly, then, love will fill and still you.
All your unhealthiness is out of your desire for health,
Just abandon health, then, even poison will heal you…”
The art of blending reality with imagination
Those who live continually in love,
seldom talk about it.
It exists outside your
Yet fills up all that you are.
Too much talking hinders
your ability to hear it.
Spend a whole day with your beloved
Do not read, listen to radio or watch television.
Just be with each other and notice how you feel,
even when it seems strange,
Discover who you are
without all of these things.
Express your essence to each other wordlessly.
~ from “The Couples Tao Te Ching”
the struggle against diffusion, new beginnings, against finality in acts without finality or end, in our cursedly repercussive being
“The struggle to emerge out of the past, clean of memories; the inadequacy of our hearts to cut life into separate and final portions; the pain of this constant ambivalence and interrelation of emotions; the hunger for frontiers against which we might learn as upon closed doors before we proceed forward; the struggle against diffusion, new beginnings, against finality in acts without finality or end, in our cursedly repercussive being..” ― Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934
“No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.” ~Emma Goldman
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The fairy poet takes a sheet
Of moonbeam, silver white;
His ink is dew from daisies sweet,
His pen a point of light.