Only in Our Doing

02.04.20 04:29 PM Comment(s)

Only in our doing can we grasp you.
Only with our hands can we illumine you.
The mind is but a visitor;
it thinks us out of our world.

Each mind fabricates itself. 

We sense its limits, for we have made them. 

And just when we would flee them, 

You come and make of yourself an offering.

 I don’t want to think a place for you. 

Speak to me from everywhere. 

Your Gospel can be comprehended without looking for its source. 

When I go toward you it is with my whole life.

- Rilke Book of Hours: Love Poems to God