Words, actions, habits, character and destiny

Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions,
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.

For source see here – http://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/01/10/watch-your-thoughts/

I found this in Richard Rohr’s book ‘Breathing Under Water: spirituality and the twelve steps’

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William Irving Thompson “That shoreline where the island…

William Irving Thompson

“That shoreline where the island of knowing meets the unfathomable sea of our own being is the landscape of myth.” (The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light: Mythology, Sexuality and the Origins of Culture, 87)

“A myth is never known; it is a relationship between the known and the unknowable.” (The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light, 87)

“At the edge of consciousness, there are no explanations; there are only invocations of myth.” (The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light, 94)

“If you do not create your destiny, you will have your fate inflicted upon you.” (attributed)