Sunday, May 25, 2014

The thing is to be attentively present





Hurry is beside the point, useless, an obstruction. The thing is to be attentively present. To sit and wait is as important as to move. Patience is as valuable as industry. What is to be known is always there. When it reveals itself to you, or when you come upon it, it is by chance. The only condition is your being there and being watchful.

Wendell Berry, “The Long-Legged House” 


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