Perfect Post Script to Yesterday’s Post

Before the Storm by Joel Le Montagner (Pixdaus)

                   

“‘Living with death on our shoulder,’ not as gloomy presentiment but as reminder of the short & ephemeral nature of our visit here, is a bracing experience. When we are in the presence of dying, of someone close to us, our experiencing acquires an intensity, a sharp edge. If this were how we experienced all of our everyday living, how very different the quality of our lives might be. Small moments hold our attention, suffused with meaning, value & significance . . . this reinforces the poignancy of knowing that, when opportunities were available, how few were fully seized. Not guilt, not sadness, but perhaps time to allow & even encourage, remorse. Remorse of conscience: how easy the words; yet a powerful shoulder on the door to a finer world.”

~ Robert Fripp (from Diary 7/22/06)

Music by Robert Fripp, “The Cathedral of Tears”

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