litany against fear

I must not fear
fear is the mind killer
fear is the little death that brings total obliteration
I will face my fear
I will permit it to pass
and when it has gone past
I will turn the inner eye to see its path
Where the fear has gone,
there will be nothing
Only I will remain

The Bene Gesserit Litany against Fear by Frank Herbert, Dune


About thalassa

Occasionally doting wife, damn proud momma of two adorable children, veteran of the United States Navy, semi-steampunk bohemian beach addict from middle America, Civil War reenactor and Victorian natural history aficionado, canoeing and kayaking and paddleboarding fanatic, Unitarian Universalist and pantheistic Pagan, devotee of various aquatic deities, and practitioner of bioregional witchery View all posts by thalassa

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