let's distinguish religion from spirituality.
I am Catholic, so religion for me is a way
of having discipline and collective worship
with persons who share the same mystery.
in the end all religions tend to point to
the same light. In between the light and
us, sometimes there are too many rules.
The light is here and there are no rules
to follow this light.
have this language of the omens, the language
of the signs. It is an alphabet that is
directed to us. If we do not fear to commit
mistakes, if we take the omens as a warning,
as a help to cross that particular day,
then we start to get deeper and deeper into
the soul of the world. Well, to find, not
the meaning of life because I believe in
mysteries, I believe that there is a mystery
that goes far beyond our understanding.
But at least to know that there is something
for us to do here and we have to do.
do believe that everything we see, everything
that is in front of us is just the visible
part of reality. We have the invisible part
of reality, like emotions for example, like
feelings. This is our perception of the
world, but God is--as William Blake said--in
a grain of sand and in a flower. This energy
is better to be high spirited
even though one makes more mistakes,
than to be narrow minded and all too prudent.
van Gogh Quotes
assert that the subject is crucial and only
that subject matter is valid which is tragic
That is why we profess a spiritual
kinship with primitive and archaic art.
could hear my inner voice
telling me it wasn't time,
don't do it. And people
around me whom I love
me to wait until I was sure everything was
ready, but I thought
I could make it all right because I wanted
it to be all right. I was pleased that I
had an opportunity
to make it happen, and I wanted to get my
juices flowing. But I wasn't ready for it.
are certain things I won't do. Any kind
worship I won't do. I no longer want to
give a platform to racists;
I just don't.