rainer maria rilke
I realized I was gay when I was 10. I did not know how to deal with it. There was nothing I could do. The feeling that I
The thing about the beauty and the terror is that if we feel it, we can survive it. It's when we try to ignore it or bury it that it buries us.
And the French writer Gaston Bachelard said, "What is the source of our first suffering? It lies in the fact that we hesitated
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness
Now that I am a writer, I am awestruck by those who possess the facility to translate works of literature. How do they do it? Is the translation a new, separate work of art?
Here are five writers who have helped me survive -- poets and spiritual teachers, some who have known depression intimately. Use their words as you like. Disregard what doesn't speak to you. This is not a self-improvement program, only a suggested reading list. Ask for help. You are not alone.
If you want the love of your life to appear, just tell the universe you're not ready. "Don't send me love!" you should scream -- if you want it. It's the opposite of that book The Secret. "Please, God, don't send me a keeper!" That's when Cupid goes through his Rolodex.
He arrived at 3:30. He'd asked if he could also be with me in the evening. After being in a relationship with me since July