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“Quiet friend who has come so far … let this darkness be a bell tower and you the bell …” – Rainer Maria Rilke

Vernon Sankey By
2nd November 2020

“Quiet friend who has come so far … let this darkness be a bell tower and you the bell. As you ring, what betters you becomes your strength … if the drink is bitter, turn yourself to wine in this uncontainable night. Be the mystery at the crossroads of your senses, the meaning discovered there. And if the world has ceased to hear you, say to the silent earth: I flow. To the rushing water, speak: I am.” – Rainer Maria Rilke, the brilliant mystical Austrian poet.

Each of us is born out of the web of life. Take joy in this. There is no room for self-pity. Whatever the darkness holds, you are part of something infinitely greater …

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