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Rainer Maria Rilke says believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance…

“Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without … Continue reading

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Rainer Maria Rilke says that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks…

“For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. I hold this to be the … Continue reading

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Rainer Maria Rilke says only someone who is ready for everything…

“It is not inertia alone that is responsible for human relationships repeating themselves from case to case, indescribably monotonous and unrenewed: it is shyness before any sort of new, unforeseeable experience with which one does not think oneself able to … Continue reading

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