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“One’s career, like marriage and parenting, is a prime vehicle for the projection of 1) identity, which is thought to be confirmed through the visible mastery of a body of expertise; 2) nurturance, that one will be fed by being productive; and 3) transcendence, that one will overcome the pettiness of the spirit through successive achievements. When these projections dissolve , and the dissatisfaction with how one is using one’s life energy can no longer be displaced, then one is in the Middle Passage.” 
— James Hollis

“Lord, when you send the rain think about it, please, a little? Do not get carried away by the sound of falling water, the marvelous light on the falling water. I am beneath that water. It falls with great force and the light Blinds me to the light.”
— James Baldwin
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quotestrees, france

There is never a moment in your life when you’re undeserving of love. 
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trees, mountains, alpes, france

My life as a city-dwelling gringo turned me into a dull knife blade: I wanted it too, that sharpness, the ability to see what others cannot see.

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costa ricatrees

down south
 "Look past the white post at 3 o''s framed by some oak leaves arching over that dead tree."

"I still don't see it."

He touched my hand and guided my binoculars in the right direction.

A magnificent blue bird appeared.
"It's a delicate little creature, isn't it?" © 2022
(there are other sarah rose’s, but this is the new one)