God’s grace does not require a condition to abound. However to obtain the promises of his blessings, you have to strive for it, fight for it, work hard for it and insist upon it.
When your mind is still and undisturbed by stimulation, the true nature naturally shines out and you can directly see what you really are.
I’ll not have an exchange with an impudent fool.” [Oswald]
He’s not impudent,” said Jones [the puppet]. “With proper inspiration, the lad sports a woody as stout as a mooring pin. Ask your lady.”
I nodded in agreement with the puppet, for he is most wise for having a brain of sawdust.
Impudent! Impudent! Not impotent!” said Oswald, frothing a bit now.
Live within and without your core of being.
You wake up and you realised, you suddenly have have wings! What will you do? You’ll go and cut those, because that’s what they taught you. They taught you to be sorry for everything. They taught you to be normal.
We’re not moments, Megan, you and me. We’re events. You say you might not be the same person you were a year ago? Well, who is? I’m sure not. We change, like swirling clouds around a rising sun.
During training, a lot of focus is placed on getting at a submissive’s emotional core. Submission is about truth, about revealing yourself. If you simply demand obedience without understanding a sub’s true motivations and needs, even if the sub obeys every command to the letter and every aspect of every scene, they’re just going through the motions, and so are you.
Life’s battle don’t always go to the strongest or the fastest , but sooner or later the man who wins is the man who thinks he can .
There were parts of Monk she admired greatly: his courage; his strength of will; his intelligence; his loyalty to his beliefs; his passion for justice; his ability to face almost any kind of truth, no matter how dreadful; and the fact that he was never, ever, a hypocrite.
Motivate yourself, you can be great.