The mind is free when it follows virtue and rejects vice. It is free when it listens to the soul and maintains its authority over the body. To do so, it must harden its will and discipline its thoughts and desires, so that it leads them rather than being led by them. Such a mind... Continue Reading →
Be wary of controlling and blocking thought. Of course reject depression and ignore rampant desire. But grasp the mind too tightly and you deny it the opportunity to soar into the realms of inspiration.