Love the questions

So much to do. So much to know. Where to begin? How to begin? What to continue? What to leave behind? How many? What kind? For whom? And when? How much? How often? How long? Is it possible? Will it be enough? Should I call him? Should I ask her? Will they say “yes”? Will it be “no”? What will it lead to? How will it feel? Will I be willing? Should I go this way? Should I choose that one? Is this the right path? What about that one? What am I missing? What have I forgotten? What can I be sure of? Who will be waiting? What will they think? What will they say?

When will I know? How will I know?

“I beg you to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answers.”

~ Rainer Maria Rilke

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