Factober

A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Reminded of what a diet really is, I began eating more slowly, being more c

Reminded of what a diet really is, I began eating more slowly, being more conscious of when I was full. I started to enjoy my buckwheat bread with goat cheese and pureed butternut-squash soup as a response to real hunger.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

We may speak about a place where there are no tears, no death, no fear, no

We may speak about a place where there are no tears, no death, no fear, no night; but those are just the benefits of heaven. The beauty of heaven is seeing God.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

And, to be true, an enemy's lair is an enemy's lair, no matter how comforta

And, to be true, an enemy's lair is an enemy's lair, no matter how comfortable or fancy it might appear.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

But for centuries, since the capitulation of Judah, the Jewish peoples had

But for centuries, since the capitulation of Judah, the Jewish peoples had been almost continuously under foreign control. So, where was Yahweh all this time while his people suffered...? Far from ever questioning the very being of such an inept deity, th
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Am I ever angry or frustrated? I only feel angry sometimes when I see waste

Am I ever angry or frustrated? I only feel angry sometimes when I see waste, when things that we waste are what people need, things that would save them from dying. Frustrated? No, never.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I have had success throughout the years. Some of the hard rock bands today

I have had success throughout the years. Some of the hard rock bands today don't have the history that I have.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

We must cease striving and trust God to provide what He thinks is best and

We must cease striving and trust God to provide what He thinks is best and in whatever time He chooses to make it available. But this kind of trusting doesn't come naturally. It's a spiritual crisis of the will in which we must choose to exercise faith.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I feel an emptiness open in my chest, coupled with a strange downward pull

I feel an emptiness open in my chest, coupled with a strange downward pull in my throat. I think, this is my heart sinking.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Events in life mean nothing if you do not reflect on them in a deep way, an

Events in life mean nothing if you do not reflect on them in a deep way, and ideas from books are pointless if they have no application to life as you live it.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I'm concerned about a better world. I'm concerned about justice; I'm concer

I'm concerned about a better world. I'm concerned about justice; I'm concerned about brotherhood; I'm concerned about truth. And when one is concerned about that, he can never advocate violence. For through violence you may murder a murderer, but you can'
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Contentment and gratitude are signs that you are worthy of further receiver

Contentment and gratitude are signs that you are worthy of further receivership.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

In my silence and stillness, my soul dances with the ecstasy of life.

In my silence and stillness, my soul dances with the ecstasy of life.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago