“In order to be, we have to “play a role,” writes Madame de Salzmann. We need to find a way to reconcile our aspirations to awaken to the higher, to Truth, with our natural desire to express ourselves, act out all our various perfectly good and natural strivings and intentions in life."
“Man is a make-believe animal,” wrote William Hazlitt. “He is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.”
"Releasing ourselves from the me-and-mine, self-object illusion, a great peace becomes available, and within that peace an appreciation of the beauty of what cannot be named or owned. A "slip of light." --Joyce Kornblatt, "This Ruined House: A Meditation of Beauty"