There is no mystery greater than our own mystery.

There is no mystery greater than our own mystery. We are, to ourselves, unknown. And yet we do know. The thought we cannot quite think is nevertheless somehow a thought, and it lives in us without our being able to think it. We are a mystery, but we are a living mystery. The most alive thing about us is what we are when thought breaks off and our mind can go no further—for that is where our yearning begins, our inconsolable yearning, and the loneliness that begets compassion, the forlornness that prepares the heart for love.

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A. Powell Davies

2 thoughts on “There is no mystery greater than our own mystery.

  1. Wayne Sims

    You are very inspiring to young authors and writers and also other people that have never even thought of trying to write a book so just letting you know how inspiring
    you are.

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