"Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible in us be found."
"But the worst enemy you can meet will always be yourself; you lie in wait for yourself in caverns and forests. Lonely one, you are going the way to yourself! And your way goes past yourself and past your seven devils! You will be a heretic to yourself and witch and soothsayer and fool and doubter and unholy…
"There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious."
-Carl G. Jung
A few instances from Technical School come back to me every so often whenever I seek defining moments in my memories.
There was one time where I was loving the use of the…
The Lie I Never Told
Innocence Ripped Away
"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be."
Every Friday in Technical School we would have a weekend safety briefing. Them having to tell us, remind us actually, to behave probably grew tiresome at some point. Then we had somebody light a couch on fire and throw it off of a third…
"The True Mind can weather all the lies and illusions without being lost. The True Heart can tough the poison of hatred without being harmed. Since beginning-less time, darkness thrives in the void, but always yields to purifying Light."
-The Lion Turtle, Avatar the Last Airbender
I'm not sure when exactly I began to question everything that i thought was true. I was once desperately blind, trying to walk by faith, trusting that…Continue