Our thoughts and feelings are completely unbidden. We don’t say, ‘Now I’m going to worry for 20 minutes,’ and then do just that. Our thoughts and feelings cannot be controlled. They happen to us. And then something untoward occurs. We get attached to them.
Burn your fuel. Move.
In order to savour the sweetness of good health, an illness is required.
If there were no death, birth would be a catastrophe.
In the residue of elation lie the seeds of despair.
Women cry easily, naturally. Tears release endorphins; a good cry is good medicine. Men are mostly strangers to how they feel. They cry hard, in spasms, or not at all.
Jesus cried extravagantly.
Stopping on the outside—well, that’s one thing. Stopping on the inside is another thing.
Man’s chief problem is that he thinks involuntarily. He does not choose to think. He is being thought.