Posted by Ben Naga
We are always together
We are always alone
We are always ourselves
Alone together alone
Posted on June 3, 2017, in Quatrain and tagged Friendship, Love, Marriage, Relationship. Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.
An accurate truth… and a koan to contemplate….
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And perhaps not inappropriate for us at present.
Here’s an article I read yesterday and thought, “Betty would find this interesting.”
Yes, I did read that into your words … it’s both personal and beyond. Universal truth.
Thank you for the link, Ben. I’m intrigued and will check it later today.
Just read it and you’re right – my cup of tea! Am resonating. Thanks for thinking of me when you read this, Ben.
But of course. 🙂
The essential mystery of being human resides in the singularness of who we are while needing the involvement of others in our lives in significant ways. This is a powerful song inside the conundrum that is existence.
Sometimes such things just pop into one’s mind.
What a play of words! Amazing! 😊👍
Behind every great man is a woman, they say. (While greatness is surely in the eye of the beholder and entails far too much of a downside to entice the sensible I believe. 🙂 )
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