Tuesday, December 29, 2015

ponder

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“There is nothing more frustrating, and sometimes frightening, than feeling pain and not being able to describe or explain it to someone. It doesn’t matter if it’s physical pain or emotional pain. When we can’t find the right words to explain our painful experiences to others, we often feel alone and scared. Some of us may even feel anger or rage or act out. Eventually, man“There is nothing more frustrating, and sometimes frightening, than feeling pain and not being able to describe or explain it to someone. It doesn’t matter if it’s physical pain or emotional pain. When we can’t find the right words to explain our painful experiences to others, we often feel alone and scared. Some of us may even feel anger or rage or act out. Eventually, many of us shut down and either live silently with the pain, or in cases where we can’t, accept someone else’s definition of what we are feeling simply out of the desperate need to find some remedy.”            
— Brene Brown 

ponder

“If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.”


— Ludwig Wittgenstein

pondering

“It depends entirely on me
what I look at, where I am
and what I do to my soul.”
— Jonas Mekas

ponder

“I dwell with a strangely aching heart …”
Robert Frost, from “Ghost House”

ponder

He cannot grow old, for he has never been young; he cannot become young, for he has already grown old; in a sense he cannot die, for indeed he has not lived; in a sense he cannot live, for indeed he is already dead.”
— Søren Kierkegaard, The Unhappiest One

ars poetica


"I wait gluttonously for God."
~Arthur Rimbaud, Bad Blood, A Season In Hell