Gretchen Rubin

Do You Have a Place Where No One Will Find You and Disturb You?

Do You Have a Place Where No One Will Find You and Disturb You?

"There should be at least a room, or some corner where no one will find you and disturb you or notice you. You should be able to to untether yourself from the world and set yourself free, loosing all the fine strings and strands of tension that bind you, by sight, by sound, by thought, to the presence of other men....

"Once you have found such a place, be content with it, and do not be disturbed if a good reason take you out of it. Love it, and return to it as soon as you can, and do not be too quick to change it for another."

-- Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation

I imagine that for many people, finding a place like this would be very tough. I don't have a place like this, myself.

Do you have such a place? Do you wish you did?

 

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