1340. What part of you is dying, in order to just survive? It is this very part you must ignite to really come alive. ~Julie Parker

Go to the limits of your longing.
God speaks to each of us as he makes us,
then walks with us silently out of the night.

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These are the words we dimly hear:
You, sent out beyond your recall,
go to the limits of your longing.

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Embody me.
Flare up like a flame
and make big shadows I can move in.

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Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror.
Just keep going. No feeling is final.
Don’t let yourself lose me.

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Nearby is the country they call life.
You will know it by its seriousness.
Give me your hand…

~Ranier Maria Rilke

All my longings lie open before you, Lord; my sighing is not hidden from you. ~Psalm 38:9 ✝

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11 thoughts on “1340. What part of you is dying, in order to just survive? It is this very part you must ignite to really come alive. ~Julie Parker

  1. Excellent question Natalie…
    I don’t think it is a question many folks are truly prepared to ask themselves as the they are nor ready for the answer—but it is indeed what is taking place at a rapid rate—the death of pieces and parts of those of us who find ourselves hanging on to the falsehood of these times….
    It is past time for reflection!

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