Beauty, grace, and morning mist
Mist and mystery

The Unmapped Country

Nattadon Hill

"We all get lost once in a while, sometimes by choice, sometimes due to forces beyond our control. When we learn what it is our soul needs to learn, the path presents itself. Sometimes we see the way out but wander further and deeper despite ourselves; the fear, the anger or the sadness preventing us returning. Sometimes we prefer to be lost and wandering, sometimes it’s easier. Sometimes we find our own way out. But regardless, always, we are found."  - Cecelia Ahern (Thanks for the Memories)

Nattadon Hill

''There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.''  - George Eliot (Daniel Deronda)

Nattadon Hill

''To lose yourself: a voluptuous surrender, lost in your arms, lost to the world, utterly immersed in what is present so that its surroundings fade away...To be lost is to be fully present, and to be fully present is to be capable of being in uncertainty and mystery.'' - Rebecca Solnit (A Field Guide to Getting Lost)

Nattadon Hill

"One thing has led to the next in my life, but like lines of a poem. I suppose I've thrown in my lot with love, and don't know any other way to go on breathing.''  - David Guterson (The Other)

Nattadon Hill

"We must hold in our minds these utterly contradictory thoughts: not one of us matters at all; each of us is infinitely precious."  -  Janice Emily Bowers (A Full Life in a Small Place: Essays from a Desert Garden)

Nattadon Hill

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