Do not let any man, mother, or monster stop you from achieving everything you've ever craved. That sickness will devour you.
Make an S, cut it in half and get you. Wrap it six or seven times and throw the stone from over the ship. When it reaches the sea, your anchor will rest.
Enemies are not enemies forever.
You say life is hard, I ask you, compared to what?
Everything you do folds into everything else you do. Each moment of your life you are acting or reacting to other things, it is up to each of us to make the best out of what we have available to us.
When you are at your wit's end, still try. Someone is listening.
So many pieces of this world are puzzles meant for us to discover and create... The overwhelming pile of emotions and feelings, purposes and decisions can often seem insurmountable, but that isn't necessarily true. There is always a path forward. There is always a step you can take...
The Mountain of...
Some of my favorite moments are wrapped up in the creation of stories for various D&D related escapades. I think one of my hallmark favorites over the course of my DM career was a friend of mine playing a Druid opted to bite steel bars to try and break an NPC from her prison. Of course, D&D is much more to me than just making chew toys out of prisons, it's about the joy you can find with your friends...
Why are our relationships so one sided? Consider the option that we are not the ones who need to control every aspect of everything. Consider the feelings of others...
Much of my life is based around my faith. Actually, all of it is. When things come along and shake that faith it brings a new weight to heft upon my shoulders. I deal with it in a myriad of ways. Often times, it is through study and thinking.
When Underoath released their latest album, I felt one of those tremors. But not simply because I felt personally hurt that they had stepped away from the "Christian" band label and a number of them were no longer Christians, but it was more than that. They were a shining example of Christian music and the veil that is cast over so many people regarding the life behind the scenes and in the context of "Religious" bands.
A faith without struggle seems to me to be too easy. Of course we would struggle, if there is no fight, there is no faith.
Sometimes you just need to step away.
Every great adventure has small beginnings, with big pitfalls.
Drink your ether and don't wait more. Keep fighting.