Anais Nin

I encountered a quote by Anais Nin today that seemed to say everything I needed to hear, very specifically and precisely at this moment. “I postpone death by living,, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.”

I looked at every single one of those words and took them in like food and oxygen. I’m not sure that “postponing death” is a great goal of mine, but the rest of the concepts I feel like I could write a lifetime treatise on, and in that I found great comfort.

One Response to “Anais Nin”

  1. Darita-Rose Alden Says:

    In a way she’s saying that we are in a pain system, as ARC said. It’s nice when people from various places kind of get this and have some serenity around it. The reward is consciousness, such a priceless jewel! And learning, which may be the same thing, and love, love, love.

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