It may be that when we no longer know what to do
we have come to our real work
and that when we no longer know which way to go
we have begun our real journey.
- Wendell Berry
"If one is vacilando, he is going somewhere but doesn't greatly care whether or not he gets there, although he has direction." - Travels with Charlie, John Steinbeck
". . . wanderer, there is no path, the path is made by walking. By walking one makes the road, and upon glancing behind one sees the path that never will be trod again."
- Antonio Machado
Metaphorical thinking helps individuals connect to the secrets and mysteries of the inner journey. If one decides to experience what lurks behind the locked door or deep inside one's own cavern, self-knowledge awaits.
Robert Frost felt, "poetry takes you to a place you have been and thought you'd never return to."