Nothing is for itself

The rain does not fall for him, nor does the sun shine for her.
And you as well were created not for yourself but to share.

– Angelus Silesius (1624-1677)

Translated from the German by Johannes Beilharz.

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About niebla

I wish to remain clear of details. My words shall lift the veil.
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One Response to Nothing is for itself

  1. alice says:

    Its beautiful word as if each rain drop, rain down to reader’s heart through the edge less sky of the eyes…
    such beautiful sharing!

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