questions without answers

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart
and try to love the questions themselves
like locked rooms and books that are written in a foreign tongue.

Do not now seek the answers
which cannot be given you
because you would not be able to live them.
And the point is to live everything.
Live the questions now.
Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it,
live along some distant day into the answer.”

Rainer Maria Rilke

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  1. in German”Habe Geduld gegen alles Ungelöste in deinem Herzen und versuche,die Fragen selbst lieb zu haben,wie verschlossene Stuben oder ein neues Buch,das in fremder Sprache geschrieben ist.Forsche nicht nach Antworten,die dir nicht gegeben sind,weil du sie nicht leben kannst.Und darum handelt es sich doch:alles zu leben.Lebe jetzt die Fragen!Vielleicht lebst du dann eines neuen Tages,ohne es zu merken,in die Antwort hinein.”Rainer Maria Rilke aus: Briefe an einen jungen Dichter


  2. Have faith in the LordWho has all the answers even if we do notKnow he is watching Loving usProtecting us'Revenge is mine he says' and God always keeps his promisesPlease don't loose hope Mrs. Sharon! Know that one day justice will be served, even if it is not during this lifetime. I wish will all my heart for Michaela to be brought home to you! I really, really, do, and am praying she will be! There is lots of love for you and Michalea, all over the world…hold on to that and God. Who is all good! Praying always!!


  3. Dear Sharon – I was one of those that posted a comment about praying for your regained faith. You are right – you were venting and just simply needing to let it out. I am sure your heart has days like that…as we all do. You are so very strong and honest in your writings. I enjoy reaading them very much. I pray for Michaela to come home. Keep your heart strong. Marcia


  4. Hi Sharon I have to tell you that I have just heard the story of Michaela. It made me cry to pieces. At the very same moment I saw a video sent by one of my facebook friends I wanted to look for information about the facts. I don't know how to help. I can only say that as a mother I understand you and you have all my support. From now on…she will be always in my thoghts.DO NOT EVER GIVE UP SHARON!Ampylar…from Chile


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