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When my heart is outside of me

The personality is a set of conditioned behaviours based on past experience. It is an accretion of memory; it functions as an individualized protective device. As personality dictates, some men habitually fight, other men fawn.

I am not my personality. The snail’s shell is not the snail.

Personality is not for improving. It is for dying to, for sloughing off.

I love when I am vulnerable, when my heart is outside of me.

Princes and paupers

Men who find themselves in the biggest pickles are men who have difficulty giving. They are preoccupied with what they don’t have, dissatisfied, aggrieved, insufficient, chronically wanting. By contrast, givers live like princes.