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"Being an artist means...standing confidently in storms, not afraid that ..."

“Being an artist means not numbering or counting, but ripening like a tree, which doesn’t force its sap, standing confidently in storms, not afraid that summer may not come.”

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Rainer Maria Rilke

Where, where is that place—I carry it in my heart—,
where the weights are still heavy.

—Rainer Maria Rilke, from “The Fifth Elegy”, Duino Elegies… 6 more words


"Try to Love the Questions"

As I wrote not too long ago, my every day dose of energy does not always include writing a daily post. I suspected that might be true when I began Aim for Even (AFE) so I set the first milestone for this blog at 365 posts. 288 more words


"Letters to a Young Poet" by Rainer Maria Rilke

Drop everything that you are doing and go read this book.

I apologize for the bold text, but this collection of letters is truly a must read, a must feel, a must everything. 310 more words


caught up in ego

It is happening. Oh yes it is and like the Peter Pan story begins: it all happened before and it will all happen again. The ego trap. 596 more words

Simple Life

Rainer Maria Rilke

Now you must go out into your heart
as onto a vast plain. Now
the immense loneliness begins.

—Rainer Maria Rilke, from “Onto A Vast Plain,”, 23 more words



As you release the ego and the material, you open yourselves up to the eternal and the spiritual

Thought For The Day