Experiencing God

In the last analysis, I have a completely indescribable passion for experiencing God, and this God is unquestionably closer to that of the Old Testament than He is to the Messiah’s Gospels. I must admit that what I have most wanted in life has been to discover within myself a temple to earth, and to dwell therein.

— Rilke, Letter to Rudolf Zimmerman
March 10, 1922

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