The Gate Keeper Of Inspiration: Book II Chapter Thirteen — Fyodor Dostoyevsky

It is one of those quiet, rainy mornings. I do not know why but I have been thinking about my brother a good deal recently. We were never close during our childhoods. We were separated in age by only three years but it often seemed a much wider period of time. We had not spoken …

The Gate Keeper of Inspiration: Book II Chapter Eleven — Henry David Thoreau

Book II Chapter Eleven — Henry David Thoreau Today is one of those misty mornings when most of the guests here at the Inn of Inspiration choose to remain in bed a bit longer or arrange for a late coffee or breakfast with friends. I on the other hand, after donning my rain gear and …

The Gate Keeper Of Inspiration: Book II Chapter Eight — Bertrand Russell

Book II Chapter Eight —  Bertrand Russell I spend most of my nights here in what has become known as Socrates’ Cave. I love falling into sleep and awakening here to the sounds of the stream, birds and the occassional barking dog. In my deepest imagination I could not imagine a better place to be. …

The Gate Keeper Of Inspiration: Book II Chapter Seven — Iris Murdoch

Book II Chapter Seven — Iris Murdoch It is one of those mornings where one knows everything is perfect. It is the acceptance of this fact which aids in the growth and development of inspiration. When I know the perfect exists in everything, I can create without either judgement, fear, or shame. The imperfect does …