give fiercely, spend freely

“Purity does not lie in separation from but in deeper penetration into the universe” — Teilhard de Chardin. I just read The Writing Life by Anne Dillard (thanks to Jacky for the rec), which ends with this quote. The book is a wonderful collection of segments, journal-like entries, and small meditations on the life of one who writes: the sleepless nights and uninspired days along with those moments of sudden, vicious grace.

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