Living the Questions

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“If you don’t know where you’re going, you might wind up someplace else.” – Yogi Berra

So the dream has come true. After years of planning, you have retired to Medellin. Love the weather. Love the people. Love not working nine to five.

Now what? Do you have goals, a clear path for the rest of your life?

There may be many yet-unanswered questions.

The poet Rainier Maria Rilke in his Letters to a Young Poet advised:

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along…

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