It may be that when we no longer know which way to go we have come to our real journey.
The mind that is not baffled is not employed.
The impeded stream is the one that sings.
—Wendell Berry, Standing by Words
How have impediments shown you new ways? What within you wants to sing?
Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest being something helpless that wants our love.
—Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet, Chapter Eight
What in your life asks for an open heart? What grace might you bring to what is vulnerable inside you? Who in your world might you gift with this beauty?
...and inquiries into the nature of our being.
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