The Flowerings of Reality

“If only one could notice everything for the first time, not apocalyptically, as if they were revelations of the Mystery, but directly as the flowerings of Reality.”

“At the end of this day there remains what remained yesterday and what will remain tomorrow:  the insatiable, unquantifiable longing to be both the same and other.”

“Men and objects share a common abstract destiny: to be of equally insignificant value in the algebra of life’s mystery.”

-Fernando Pessoa  “The Book of Disquiet”

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~ by Scott Hamilton Peters on November 18, 2008.

One Response to “The Flowerings of Reality”

  1. […] the highest level, I’m aware of my insignificant value in the algebra of life’s mystery, but I still feel like creating person-to-person value on the lowest level. This takes a certain […]

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