The absolute hangs like the moon above the water

The absolute hangs like the moon above the water, and the water is my very own soul. Winds of desire stir my soul and my vision of the absolute. My reflection of the moon, my notion of eternity is in splinters, but I desire only to see the truth, to reflect the moon, and the winds die slowly …

-- Joseph Campbell
Joseph Campbell letter to Angela Gregory, August 31, 1929 (A Fire in the MInd: The Life of Joseph Campbell, by Stephen and Robin Larsen, p. 103)
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