Everything under heaven is a sacred vessel and cannot be controlled. Trying to control leads to ruin. Trying to grasp, we lose. Allow your life to unfold naturally.

Lao Tzu

Let Everything Unfold Naturally

WATCH: Mary Oliver Reads “Wild Geese”

Enjoy a beautiful poem by a truly amazing and beautiful woman: You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about your despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain are moving across the landscapes, over the prairies and the deep trees, the mountains and the rivers. Meanwhile the wild geese, high in…

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

Oscar Wilde

To Live Is the Rarest Thing