“Only you know when you’re using things to protect yourself and keep your ego together, and when you’re opening and letting things fall apart, letting the world come as it is--working with it rather than struggling against it.
"C--can it be possible to be absolutely terrified, but brave at the same time?" Amaris asked. The stallion smiled, seeming to look into her soul with those big silver eyes. "My daughter, that is the only time you can be brave.