True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
I’m going to die one day. I know it’s coming for me, too. I’ll be a mountain, I’ll be a stone on the beach. I’ll be nourishment.
Centuries ago it may have been difficult for pregnant women and their children to get proper nourishment, probably leading to smaller – and therefore shorter-lived – adults.
Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.