And in the end, we were all just humans, drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness.
One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.
Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won’t be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.
He said, Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted. He rescues those who’s spirits are crushed.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it.
When people show you who they are, believe them.
The truth is that it hurts because it’s real. It hurts because it mattered. And that’s an important thing to acknowledge to yourself.
Love doesn’t hurt you. A person that doesn’t know how to love hurts you. Don’t get it twisted.
You have power over your mind—not outside events. Realize this and you will find Strength.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
There are people who can walk away from you… let them walk. I don’t want you to try to talk another person into staying with you, loving you, calling you, caring about you, coming to see you, caring about you, coming to see you, staying attached to you… Your destiny is never tied to anybody that left. And it doesn’t mean that they are a bad person, it just means that their part in the story is over. And you’ve got to know when people’s part in your story is over…
—T. D. Jakes
The first step toward getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
Ari grieves the loss of her sister deeply, yet she resists visiting the island resort where traumatic memories are repressed. She doesn’t believe it will give her a stress-free, relaxing vacation like the commercials claim. She doesn’t believe it will give her closure, either.
Even though her gut warns her to stay home, a work assignment forces Ari to visit the island—and it’s even more dangerous than she ever could have imagined. ☠️
This gripping tale by prolific horror novelist, Holly Riordan, will keep you on the edge of your seat!