Blaise Cendrars On Solitude
“The impulse to write things down is a particularly compulsive one, inexplicable to those who do not share it, useful only accidentally, only secondarily in the way that any compulsion tries to justify itself.” –Blaise Cendrars On Solitude Capturing the strange desire, to document the world, contained in the heart of every writer. Joan Didion […]
Lorraine Hansberry on loneliness being a gift and a curse for artistic endeavors.
Every great work is crafted through a long dialogue within loneliness, and through the acceptance of our aloneness our work helps people understand their position in the world. Lorraine Hansberry, simple, eloquent and committed to purposeful writing, says, “Write the best one can about whatever agitates one and try to strike art.” Lorraine’s writing was […]
The writings are a space for intellectual and spiritual wondering about the meaning of life. Exploring the meaning of love, following our divine purpose, and creating a space of vulnerability that encourages people to explore the depths of their soul through the words of thought leaders, mystics, intellectuals, and my own personal discoveries. This is […]
Joan Didion on Self-Respect
Joan Didion captures, in her beautiful slender collection of essays, Slouching Towards Bethlehem, the eternal truth that living authentically comes from releasing self-imposed deception, she says, “Innocence ends when one is stripped of the delusion that one likes oneself”. This quote is a isolated fragment from a masterpiece expressing our tendency to cling onto illusion, […]