Arrr! See CONTENTS for links to the 125 chapters of The Monstaville Memoirs plus introductions, conclusions, postscripts and appendices. This treasure trove also includes a collection of articles offering further insights into the themes explored in the trilogy. Namely, managing suffering and conflict (dealing with hostile people if you are nervous, sensitive or shy) and learning not to react
MotherShip by Sam Wise ___ PLEASE REFRESH PAGE FOR WEB FONTS
Monday, 14 March 2016
Monstaville Quotes Extra #1
“Do the scary thing first, and get scared
later.” - Lemony Snicket (When Did
You See Her Last?).
“Though the road’s been rocky it sure feels good to
me.” - Bob Marley.
“We must try to live without causing unnecessary harm, not
just to fellow humans but to all beings. We must try not to be stingy, or to
exploit others. There will be enough pain in the world as it is.” - Gary
"Every day you either see a scar or courage. Where you
dwell will define your struggle." - Dodinsky.
“You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what
you stop, and what you reinforce.” - Tony Gaskins.
“Nurture life; Walk in love and
beauty; Trust the knowledge that comes through the body; Speak the truth about
conflict, pain, and suffering; Take only what you need; Think about the
consequences of your actions for seven generations; Approach the taking of life
with great restraint; Practice great generosity; Repair the web.” - Carol P.
“All suffering originates from craving, from attachment,
from desire.” – Buddha.
“It’s good to leave each day behind, like flowing water,
free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are
growing.” – Rumi.
Be empty of
Think of who created thought!
Why do you stay in
When the door is so wide open?
“Your strength is
soft, indirect, delicate, tender, womanly. But it is strength just the same.” -
Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin Volume I.
“Hardships often prepare people for
an extraordinary destiny.” - C.S. Lewis.
“There is nothing
outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer,
quicker, or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing
outside of yourself.” - Miyamoto Musashi.
“However vast the darkness, we must supply
our own light.” – Stanley Kubrick.
At first there was blackness,
that turned into blueness.
I suppose I am green now,
the colour of life
and healing bruises.
“I tend to equate sadness with intelligence.” - Chuck
Klosterman (Killing Yourself to Live: 85%
of a True Story).