Ocean is my potion, I need vitamin sea.

— Mishka

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I got better the way everyone gets better: by trial and error and error and error, by fumbling around and making mistakes but not giving up and working incredibly hard at it every day and eventually, through a painful and laborious process of eliminating every wrong turn, finding my way.

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Acedia is sorrow so complete that the flesh pervails completely over the spirit.

You don't just turn your back on the world, you turn your back on God. You don't care, and you don't care that you don't care.

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Not everything that nearly kills you makes you stronger.

Sometimes it just makes you hate yourself for being so easily wounded yet unable to die.

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Searching for a better description of this rotting sadness, I came upon the concept of acedia. In Christian theology, it’s an antecedent to sloth, the least sexy of the seven deadly sins. Thomas Aquinas winnowed it down for me: acedia is sorrow so complete that the flesh prevails completely over the spirit. You don’t just turn your back on the world, you turn your back on God. You don’t care, and you don’t care that you don’t care.

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