Not Loneliness, But Aloneness — by Craig Childs

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Not Loneliness, But Aloneness — by Craig Childs

Post by Welles » Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:38 pm

Alone is a state of being. Not loneliness, but aloneness. It is something sought rather than avoided. You can find it in just a moment, a breath: in Central Park, or early morning on the street, sitting on a stoop, or leaning against the window of a bus or subway car, alone in a throng of commuters. Sometimes in a grocery store, I’ll turn into an aisle and find the row to myself, and I’ll pause to relish the emptiness before the next shopping cart rounds the corner.
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We do need others, just not all the time. The tincture of solitude is worth a thousand conversations.

Not Loneliness, But Aloneness — by Craig Childs

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Re: Not Loneliness, But Aloneness — by Craig Childs

Post by happyrain » Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:51 am

Thanks Welles,
For always giving me some spiritual substance to think on.

I hope you're well.
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Re: Not Loneliness, But Aloneness — by Craig Childs

Post by Sandy » Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:26 am

Hey Welles,
I enjoyed the article. I do appreciate my aloneness. It seems to open up the closed places within as well as just about anything
Thank you!
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Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.

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