wide & wild fear

I did the best I could

with what I had.

~Philip Roth

when I linger in the liminal spaces….

inquiry for today~ just notice the feelings and leave the stories behind…..

to know longing

Happiness consists in possession, in having and holding our good, and even more in being sure of not losing it. Sorrow consists in having lost our good and in enduring this loss. However, for Augustine the happiness of having is not contrasted by sorrow but by fear of losing. The trouble with human happiness is that it is constantly beset by fear. It is not the lack of possessing but the safety of possession that is at stake. Fearlessness is what love seeks. Love as craving is determined by its goal, and this goal is freedom from fear.

~Hannah Arendt

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