I just gave them a little scare. A touch of psychological terror. As Joseph Conrad once wrote, true terror is the kind that men feel towards their imagination. (from Super-frog Saves Tokyo)
Success is not a distant dream,it is a reality for those who sweat to achieve it,enjoy sleepless nights, take calculative steps through the day,and with self introspection keeps it humble with a smile.Then success gets loud with the achiever’s mouth shut,while the world celebrates one’s victory.
How does one say in the jargon of musicology that my sould was pulled out of me and thrown up in the air, to be tossed about by the music. How does one say that I breathed, that I existed, in harmony with the ups and downs of those notes. What kind of notes both elevate and cast down, exalt and crush?
I don’t know how to talk to you, Mrs. Huntingdon . . . you are only half a woman–your nature must be half human, half angelic. Such goodness overawes me; I don’t know what to make of it.
Let the kindness and the raw, aching beauty of the universe shatter you over and over again. find peace in the knowledge that your whole is composed of the sum of all of your beautifully broken pieces. because breaking is becoming.
Nearly all samurai practice Zen – it is the Way of Enlightenment.”
“Possibly the light of Zen is so strong that it has blinded me to its virtue.” Yoshitoki smiled.
“It is very good discipline for the mind, as the martial arts are for the body.” Kenmotsu looked very smug as he said this. “I do Zazen twice a week.”
“I think it will do no-one any harm, though personally I find it more pleasant to think than to empty my mind of thought.
We have to go into the despair and go beyond it, by working and doing for somebody else, by using it for something else.
Pray about everything you want.
But, that guy who quit also missed the real point. Good things come through grit and hard work, and all things worthwhile have a cost. In the case of the SAS, the cost was somewhere around a thousand barrels of sweat.
today and in a good winter mood, someone not subject to seasonal affective disorder, someone with a generous