Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you’d like to act.
Obstacles are weak walls without foundations; if you fear them, they will defeat you. But the fact is that they are even afraid of you. So why frightened?
Renew, release, let go. Yesterday’s gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t “should’ve
It has taken my whole life thus far to see how being brave enough to hold on to a question, brave enough to never stop looking for answers, and brave enough to take action even when I didn’t know the right answer, was as brave as I needed to be to succeed and to succeed with love.
Nothing could be easier than disturbing a status quo instituted by others; the real work of the sinister
current is to break the rules we rigidly establish for ourselves.
So much better for you to long for what you can never have, than to get it and have to face the reality of it. I assure you, when you realize the reality of this situation, there wont be a hole deep enough for you to climb into to hide the mortification you’re going to feel.
– Eric to Camile in Pawn of Innocence.
Not the action, but the expectation creates results.
I never just dreamed of success, I worked for it. Dreaming is good, but working is what gets you results.
I’d gone to Central America because I didn’t think politics was simply a matter of opinion. It wasn’t about having the right “line,” having an ideologically pure analysis. It had to be incarnate. And now I was seeing the same thing with faith. It couldn’t be about wrangling over the Bible to find justification for your convictions. Like politics, faith had to be about action.
It is never too late or too early; you are never too young or too old. You can do what you can do.