Rainer Maria Rilke
Beauty and terror
“Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke Cindy La Ferle Miss any posts this week? For expanded content, featured posts, and social media sharing options, please visit the home page.
Seeing beauty in hard times
“What is required of us is that we love the difficult and learn to deal with it. In the difficult are the friendly forces, the hands that work on us. In the difficult we must find our joys, our happiness, our dreams. There against the depth of this background, they stand out, and for the first time we see how beautiful they are.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke, Selected Letters Heritage Trail, Glen Arbor / Cindy La Ferle For social media sharing options and additional content, please visit the home page.
Trapped in an “X-Files” rerun: More notes from my quarantine journal
Cindy La Ferle “What I find fantastic is any notion that there are answers beyond the realm of science. The answers are there. You just have to know where to look.” ~Dana Scully, The X-Files Friday, May 1, 2020 I’m glancing out my home office window as I type this — just in time to spot a neighbor walking a large dog. The dog does its business on my lawn; the neighbor tugs on its leash and walks away without picking up the pile of poop left behind. But I’m too exhausted to pound on the window to rebuke her lack of manners and respect. It’s an apt metaphor for another…