“ We can judge our progress by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers, our willingness to embrace what is true rather than what feels good. ”
A true friend is someone who has the courage to tell you what shit you are, and still be loving and nice to you - that is friendship.
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times. There's a punishment for it, and it's usually crucifixion.