Sunday, May 8, 2016

Thought for the Day

Alertness is the hidden discipline of familiarity.
~ David Whyte

Quoted from David Whyte's poem "Everything is Waiting for You". Whyte recited this poem during his conversation of April 7, 2016, with Krista Tippett of On Being: "The Conversational Nature of Reality". The audio and a transcript are available online.

David Whyte, Poet-Philosopher and Speaker; Author, Most Recently, of The Sea in You: Twenty Poems of Required and Unrequited Love (Many Rivers Press, 2015) and the collection of prose meditations Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment, and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words (Many Rivers Press, 2015).

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