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December 15, 2020

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Wislawa Szymborska: Life-While-You-Wait

Our waiting is not nothing. It is something — a very big something — because people tend to be shaped by whatever it is they are waiting for.

– Barbara Brown Taylor –

Wislawa Szymborska: Life-While-You-Wait

From Nobel Prize winner Wislawa Szymborska’s poem, “Life-While-You-Wait” is “– a bittersweet ode to life’s string of unrepeatable moments, each the final point in a fractal decision tree of what-ifs that add up to our destiny, and a gentle invitation to soften the edges of the heart as we meet ourselves along the continuum of our becoming.” BrainPickings offers Amanda Palmer’s captivating reading of the poem here. { read more }

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What are you waiting for and how is your life shaped by the waiting?

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