Thinking Like A River
Friday, March 25, 2011 at 9:59AM
[chuck] in Myanmar, Other, river

An unidentified river in Kachin State between Shimbweyeng (see Manau Leader) and Namyun in northern Myanmar.

"He saw: this water ran and ran, incessantly it ran, and was nevertheless always there, was always and at all times the same and yet new in every moment! Great be he who could grasp this, understand this! He understood and grasped it not, only felt some idea of it stirring, a distant memory, divine voices."

Herman Hesse (1922) 

[NOTE: I spent a reflective moment in 2005 gazing at the rapids in this river. Could have been divine voices. Could have been I was just catching my breath after walking all day. Now a distant memory].

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