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Jane Hirshfield:Living by Questions

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Jane Hirshfield:Living by Questions

He explained to me with great insistence that every question possessed a power that did not lie in the answer.

- Elie Wiesel -

Jane Hirshfield:Living by Questions

"In times of darkness and direness, a good question can become a safety rope between you and your own sense of selfhood: A person who asks a question is not wholly undone by events. She is there to face them, to meet them. If you're asking a question, you still believe in a future. And in times that are placid and easy, a good question is a preventive against sleepwalking, a way to keep present the awakening question that's under all other questions: "What else, what more?" Jane Hirshfield, the award-winning poet and author of 'The Beauty,' explains a new way to examine your choices, keep your calm and "carabiner yourself to intimacy." { read more }

Be The Change

Take a moment to reflect on what a good question for this stage in your own life might be. For more inspiration read this reflection by Sharon Salzberg, "What Do I Really Need Right Now?" { more }


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