Friday, July 15, 2016

For Borepatch and The Queen of the World

I have a calendar that has an inspirational quote on it every day. This is today's (7-15-16).

"Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.”

― Louise Erdrich

4 comments:

Guffaw in AZ said...

Very ZEN-like!

gfa

Old NFO said...

Well said...

Borepatch said...

Thank you, ASM826. And everyone who's commented.

Bibliotheca Servare said...

Damn good, and timely, reminder. Thank you!