That place within

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Meister Eckhart said, “There is a place in the soul — there is a place in the soul that neither time, nor space, nor no created thing can touch.” And I really thought that was amazing, and what it means is that your identity is not equivalent to your biography. And that there is a place in you where you have never been wounded, where there’s still a sureness in you, where there’s a seamlessness in you, and where there is a confidence and tranquility in you. And I think the intention of prayer and spirituality and love is now and again to visit that inner kind of sanctuary.

John O’Donoghue, Interview with Krista Tippett, On Being

3 thoughts on “That place within

  1. This is beautiful and gives me comfort, especially since my dad passed away unexpectedly about a month ago. Thank you.

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