Today let us contemplate on the thoughts of Ralph Waldo Emerson:
Every great and commanding moment in the annals
of the world is the triumph of some enthusiasm.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your
actions. All life is an experiment. The more
experiments you make the better.
Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the
sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you
shall come back with self-respect, with new power,
with an advanced experience that shall explain
and overlook the old
All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable
bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion,
then a knowledge as the plant has root, bud,
and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though
you can render no reason.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator
for all I have not seen.
Sunday, January 20, 2008