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all by myself..

December 9, 2013

wait and listen

The world today does not understand in either man or woman, the need to be alone.

How inexplicable it seems. If one says: I cannot come because that is my hour to be alone, one is considered rude,or egotistical. 

What a commentary on our civilization when being alone is considered suspect; when one has to apologize for it or make excuses.

Actually, these are the most important times in one’s life – when one is alone. Certain springs are tapped into only when we are alone. The artist knows he must be alone to create, the writer, to work out his thoughts; the musician to compose; the saint, to pray. 

* A.M. Lindberg


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