It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world.
all you can do
is lie in bed,
to fall asleep
you fall apart.”
William C. Hannan
“The courage it took to get out of bed each morning
to face the same things over and over was enormous.”
“It’s funny, but have you ever noticed that the more special something is, the more people seem to take it for granted? It’s like they think it won’t ever change.
Just like this house here. All it ever needed was a little attention, and it would never have ended up like this in the first place.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Wedding
If it’s not your story to tell, you don’t tell it.
“Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim–letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor.”
“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.”
“You must, for the sake of your sanity, transcend disappointment.”