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Timeless Wisdom

Confusion and Understanding

If you understand, things are such as they are.
If you do not understand, things are such as they are.

I want to beg you, as much as I can, to be patient toward all
that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions
themselves like locked rooms and like books written in a very
foreign tongue.

Do not seek the answers, which cannot be given you because
you would not be able to live them.  And the point is to
live everything.  Live the questions now.  Perhaps you will
then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant
day into the answer.
				Ranier Maria Rilke
				Advice to a Young Poet

Confusion is the doorway to a new understanding.
				Richard Bandler

Unresolved conflict is a sure sign of the presence of God.

They say that only another mystic can understand the mystic's
view.				Sophy Burnham
				The Ecstatic Journey,
				p. 118

Understanding is a consequence [of Awakening].
				Richard Moss

Come to the orchard in Spring.
There is light and wine, and sweethearts
in the pomegranate flowers.

If you do not come, these do not matter.
If you do come, these do not matter.

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