Quote for Today: Rainer Maria Rilke

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October 30, 2015 by katmcdaniel

An oldie from 2013. Hope you are well, readers! I am emerging from an uneasy month health wise and am glad to be back.

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Halong Bay, VietnamHow should we be able to forget those ancient myths that are at the beginning of all peoples, the myths about dragons that at the last moment turn into princesses; perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants our love.

So you must not be frightened if a sadness rises up before you larger than any you have ever seen; if a restiveness, like light and cloudshadows, passes over your hands and over all you do. You must think that something is happening with you, that life has not forgotten you, that it holds you in its hand; it will not let you fall. Why do you want to shut out of your life any uneasiness, any miseries, or any depressions? For after all, you do not…

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2 thoughts on “Quote for Today: Rainer Maria Rilke

  1. Jeng Lee says:

    So nice to see you back, Ms. McDaniel. May God continues to bless you with the capacity to enlighten people everyday. Jeng

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