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The Other Beginning



My heart could receive God if only it chose
to turn toward the Light as does the rose.
Angelus Silesius


Everything stands and falls with a couplet from Angelus Silesius.


My fate, my future, perhaps my life. But you see, a man who has nothing more to lose has everything to gain. This makes it possible for him to lay everything -- nothing -- on the line again and again.

Absurd how our decisions make us or break us. Well, I'm deciding to go with a mystical poet I've come to love and admire, and see how far he can take me. And with Eckhart and Heidegger as the model and the follower, I can't be in too bad a company. It is, after all, a matter of trusting your material, or better, trusting your poet and philosophers.

As I have said a million times, everything begins on Monday. Monday two-thirty to be exact.

No need to wish me luck. This is a matter of fate. This is already a matter of faith.


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