Junior deSouza

Quotes Archive


"Recognize and act on significant moments. Moments create motion, motion creates momentum, momentum creates velocity, velocity creates breakthrough. Too many Christians seek breakthrough without velocity or momentum or motion, which all begin with acted on moments." (12/22)

"Isn't it sinister that people sometimes hate, reject, fight, or punish the very thing their heart needs most? The human heart wants to win, not need." (12/12)

"Know when to break tendency. Habits and go-tos are for steady building, but sharp changes in direction and risky innovations are for breakthroughs and checkmates." (12/1)

"Many western Christian leaders are not preachers, they are populists, like Hananiah, or gutless, like Pilate. Telling people what their lower selves want to hear, or tiptoeing around diseased ecclesiastical structures, disqualify you from a remnant of spiritual special forces and instinctive reformers that deserve that title." (11 / 24)

"The average person is heuristic: living by mental shortcuts, rules of dumb (I mean thumb), incomplete clues, guesstimates, previous experiences, the salient over the subtle, family schemas, and so on. That is why they are an average person." (11/15)

"The greatest and most accurate prophet is history. There is nothing new under the sun, only present tense forms and nuances. The intuitive historian absorbs a prophetic understanding that alone can bridge what was, is, and is to come." (11/9)

"In relationships, beware of counterfeit compatibility based on complementary dysfunctions. A blind man carrying a lame man who can see only seems to fit." (11/3)

"We can learn just as much from depraved geniuses as we can from benevolent sages. We hesitate to peer into the former because we fear seeing a glimpse of, or an idea for, ourselves." (10/17)

"Overcome the fascination-boredom polarity; few things are truly that fascinating and few things are truly that boring. Life more abundantly is in the creative middle." (10/5)

"Don't let memory be obscured by memorial. Ceremony, even celebration, can block us from feeling what we need to feel to heal."  (9/21)


"The born-again life is an unforced life of intuition. God's gifts and serendipity rarely assert themselves to us. They insinuate or hint at us on the sidetracks and edges of our life, requiring a 180-degree intuitive curiosity." (3/13)

"Do not miss the importance of the playground and the nightclub. These microcultures display the amusing and dangerous human instinct for hierarchy." (2/26) 

"Heart alone or habit alone or help alone cannot create success. Heart keeps you going when habit fails, but habit keeps you going when heart fails, but help keeps you going when heart and habit fail." (2/14) 

"God designed life to be a mysterium and imaginarium, not an aquarium." (2/3)

"Upload and resolve buried emotions and live free. Update old emotions and live in the moment. Upgrade melancholy emotions and live buoyant. Upscale serfdom emotions and live as more than a conqueror, a king ." (1 / 26)

"People listen for two reasons: (1) personalities, stories, and characterizations or (2) underlying concepts, forces, and mechanisms. The former entertains and satisfies your emotional tendencies, the latter illumines you with wisdom and power." (1/14)

"Many parents raise their children with Cold War tactics, like containment, (trying to) outspend bad behavior, and a deterrence-incentive seesaw. But your child is not an idea to be managed, he/she is a living soul with a labyrinth of needs and drives. Humanize your parenting and bring it down to their level." (1/5)