"But these difficulties are rather within ourselves than outside.
Altogether I think that he will definitely go, or else definitely stay.
Before doing anything i told him to think it over and reckon things up again.
Gauguin is very powerful, strongly creative, but just because of that he must have peace.
Will he find it anywhere if he does not find it here?
I am waiting for him to make a decision with absolute serenity.
A god handshake.
Vincent van Gogh”