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loving the questions

July 8, 2011

Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart.

Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language.

Do not now look for the answers.

They cannot now be given to you because you could not live them.

It is a question of experiencing everything.

At present you need to live the question.

Perhaps you will gradually, without even noticing it, find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day.

~ Rainer Maria Rilke

Wishing you all a beautiful and joyful weekend ๐Ÿ™‚

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Rick Bell permalink
    July 8, 2011 17:38


    A dear friend of mine just lost her Mother and if you don’t mind, I would like to forward this to her.

    Cheers to a wonderful weekend.


  2. July 8, 2011 18:58

    beautiful picture and inspiration! Have a great weekend.

    • July 9, 2011 11:12

      Thanks Meg ๐Ÿ™‚
      Hope you have a lovely weekend too.


  3. July 9, 2011 11:10

    Sorry to hear about your friend’s mother Rick.
    Of course you can forward this to her.
    I hope she finds some solace in Rilke’s wise words.


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