Tag: strength

  • 512

    Never under compulsion, out of selfishness, without forethought, without misgivings. No surplus words or unnecessary actions. Let the spirit in you represent a man. Taking up his post like a soldier and patiently awaiting his recall from life. Needing no oath or witness. Cheerfulness. Without requiring other people’s help. Or serenity supplied by others. To […]

  • 503

    Rites of passage for most cultures were based on sheer physical usefulness: you counted as a person only when you showed you could be counted on.

  • 479

    Because you can take it.

  • 475

    Strength takes planning.

  • 462

    Be ok anyway.

  • 453

    Anyway. Still. Despite.

  • 452: Giants

    Not defeated, nonetheless shook and dispersed, a once formidable confidence. In all things cheerful now. In time, moving forward makes whole again the giants we once were.

  • 428

    Reflect most upon loss when there is abundance.

  • 422

    Believe that every man is at his best and acts to the present level of his power of understanding. As must you, without complaint or distraction but ongoing rectification. Should you find toward your task that you stand alone with the uncommon division of labour, it should not constrain you thus to work still in […]

  • 420

    Duty; to be good, just and useful. Sacrifice; as in what must you leave behind, in duty. The love of family. Are there any other which compels a man to remain? I think not. Clarity of the senses. Sun, Wind, and Earth.