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.
When we look at something without the filter of mental commentary, we see.
Were this all he’d said or written, it would be enough. “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside awakes.”
We’re awake when the commonplace is suddenly elevated and we see beauty everywhere, in everything.
In counselling, the essential thing is to see a man as he is, not as he imagines himself to be.