Manifestation is an act of trust. It is the soul pouring itself out into its world, like a fisherman casting a net to gather in the fish he seeks; with each cast properly made, we will bring what we need to us, but first we must hurl ourselves into the depths without knowing just what lies beneath us.
It must not be forgotten that reason too needs to be sustained in all its searching by trusting dialogue and sincere friendship. A climate of suspicion and distrust, which can beset speculative research, ignores the teaching of the ancient philosophers who proposed friendship as one of the most appropriate contexts for sound philosophical enquiry.
After all, if you can’t trust governments, whom can you trust?
Man may trust man, Prince Elric, but perhaps we’ll never have a truly sane world until men learn to trust mankind. That would mean the death of magic, I think.
The way to misuse our possessions is to use them as an insurance against the morrow. Anxiety is always directed to the morrow, whereas goods are in the strictest sense meant to be used only for to-day.
My father said to remember your enemies as well as your friends, and don’t trust either of them.
As I have said, you have no reason to trust me, and an excellent reason not to.
To maintain your integrity, just maintain your words in sanctity, and your works in sincerity. You can’t be really trusted when your works of today are standing against your words of yesterday!
Each time you turn your life issues over to God and allow Him to lead, you build trust in Him.
Strangers were a fairytale full of
possibilities not yet corrupted by reality while caregivers were the reality – and everything that couldn’t be counted upon.