‘The World I Live In’

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I have refused to live
locked in the orderly house of
     reasons and proofs.
The world I live in and believe in
is wider than that. And anyway,
     what’s wrong with Maybe?

You wouldn’t believe what once or
twice I have seen. I’ll just
     tell you this:
only if there are angels in your head will you
     ever, possibly, see one.

+ Mary Oliver

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Maybe. And maybe we will emerge differently this time if we let go of our need to define and control.

Risky. Yet who knows what we might find across the threshold.

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