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This post assumes that the blogging you do will be serious writing. Although the blogosphere is a brand new kind of place and full of surprises, the old adage about getting out of something what you put into … Continue reading
A mystic is not first concerned with his own authority or credit. He is convinced that his power is all gift. He does not dwell on and may forget his status, even in the moment that he speaks.
A mystic recognizes an idol as an idol.
A mystic knows not only that there is more to the story, he also understands that there is a moral to the story.
A mystic is not cynical, but is not reluctant to believe that conventional wisdom may be wrong.
To be a mystic is to understand that everybody is hiding something, often something big, and often from themselves.
To be a mystic is to understand that there is more hidden than is apparent.
To be a mystic means at least this: that one has spent decades relinquishing conventional hand and footholds and admitting how much he does not know.
A modern poet must be precise enough to be obscure in the right places.
Sit down. Let yourself be haunted By the thing that will not let you go. Sit down. Let your heart be entered By the thing you hoped for long ago. Sit down. Let your heart be broken By the thing … Continue reading