What do you do when speech is impossible and every other form of communication is even more so? I do not speak of a language or physical barrier, not even an inter-species one (Would that it was that! I would at least have a chance! But no, such comfort is ever denied me. *sigh*) Have you ever known anyone whom you literally cannot stand, to whose presence you are, for lack of a better...
Do you wish to know God? Learn first to know yourself.– Abba Evagrius the Monk from Jacob Needleman’s blog. (via crashinglybeautiful)
Something odd happened today. As I contemplated past scenes, I braced myself for the usual bout of crippling melancholy. “Quit torturing Me!” barked Myself. But those scenes still hold power over me, the power of dreams that refuse to die, and self-admonishments are ineffectual, as are platitudes spouted by outsiders. (Yes, that is scorn, vicious and venomous, detestable as all such...
Trouble rather the tiger in his lair than the sage amongst his books. For to you...– Lessons: Anonymous, from Tactics of Mistake by Gordon R. Dickson.