Marion Schneider

About Time


How wonderful
to let time pass by slowly
enjoying the present

How stressful
to let time pass by slowly
and miss tomorrow

The time of the fourth dimension
The era of time
delightful and depressing

Until this day
when yesterday, today, tomorrow
make no difference

(Photo: Linda Troeller,



Plan the future
but never rely on it
True Happiness is in the present
Focus on today

[Photo: Linda Troeller,]

To be free

It takes a lot of courage to take the liberty of liberating ourselves.

About Criticism

Orient your criticism towards the future, even if it deals with the past.

Embrace the pain

Embrace the pain to conceive the joy. They belong to each other – the joy, and the pain. If you lock the door against the pain, the joy, too, will no longer come to you. … more


Time is the one element affecting everything
really everything.


Sense of Life

The greatest gift of life is
to know what one is living for.
Gifts one can earn.
Sometimes one must seek them,
pray for them day by day,
imagine their entirety.
But the real gifts of life
are given unexpectedly
and unearned.

It is there, the meaning of the life.
It appears day by day.
Only we have not learned
to see it.

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