One Cannot Grasp God

by Angelus Silesius

English version by Maria Shrady
Original Language German

God is the purest naught, untouched by time and space;
The more you reach for Him, the more He will escape.

-- from German Mystical Writings: Hildegard of Bingen, Meister Eckhart, Jacob Boehme, and others, Edited by Karen J. Campbell

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