The Invitation is a prose poem by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. Many years after the poem was written and had become famous, the author wrote a book based on. Rediscovered ‘The Invitation’ by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. The heartfelt poem in there is almost too good. 35 quotes from Oriah Mountain Dreamer: ‘It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting.
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Exhausted, we try to bury it with drugs, alcohol, overwork, television, physical activity.
It doesn’t interest me where or what or with whom you have studied. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. I can see no evidence that the universe works on a simple meritocratic system of cause and effect. It doesn’t interest me if the story you are telling me is true.
I am a teacher and writer living in Toronto with my two teenage sons. Read More Famous Inspirational Poems. And after reading it, I can definitely say one thing; it will not be jountain last. I want to know if you can see beauty even when it’s not pretty, every day, and if you can source your own life from its presence. It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living.
My favorite Poem. The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer
And I know this presence as a whole that is larger than the sum of the parts and yet inseparable from the parts—including me—which are in a state of constant change. Bad things happen to good people – all the time. It doesn’t interest me to know where you live or how much money you have. Invtation work is not suffering. When considering a purchase, I stopped saying, “I can’t afford it,” and started saying, “That’s not where I want to spend that amount of money.
It doesn’t interest me who you know or how you came to be here. Love this book oriahmountaindreamer theDance pic.
This poem stripped away all the layers of preservation I used to shield my insecurities, which have grown so comfortable through the many years only to expose my vulnerability. I want to know what sustains you from the inside when all else falls away. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love for your dream for the adventure of being alive. Share or Embed Picture. I want to know if you can sit with pain mine or your own without moving to hide it or fade it or fix it.
If you can be faithless and therefore trustworthy. I want to know what sustains you, from the inside, when all else falls away.
Work is just work. And I experience this presence, this bloodred thread of being that runs through the dark tapestry of daily life, as that which gives me the ability to truly know each other as another myself—as compassion.
Onvitation her writing, she shares her personal journey and insight into the human struggle. It doesn’t interest me where or what or with whom you have studied. Knowing this, then I can choose. I want to know if you can sit with pain, mine or your own, without moving to hide it or fade it or fix it.
The Invitation, a poem by Oriah Mountain Dreamer
And so the process of naming and explaining continues. It doesnt interest me what planets are squaring your moon Drfamer want to know if you can be alone with your and if you truly like the company you keep in the empty moments. And if you can source your own life from its presence. It doesn’t interest me how old you are.
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