Where the appearance of a self stands in for the Self, there is a ceaseless striving for significance.
“That should not have happened.” This is crazy talk. It happened. Now what?
Courage comes from the Latin for heart. It’s the essence of a man who sees himself as he is and the world as it is. Not seeing, he succumbs to bullets and beliefs.
Only the unexpected is true. We embody the holy real when we’re astonished.
Something happens. Mind says, “That should not have happened.” So now I’m at war with reality, still bullishly unaware that I invigorate and prolong whatever I’m against.