I think every outstanding person is also a little insane.
Life should be weird and wild. Electric and exhilarating. It should scare the shit out of you and then take you to places you’ve only dreamed of.
Hatred is a flesh-eating bacteria on your heart. It destroys you from the inside out, eroding your humanity like acid.
Because the reality is this: If any community is entirely contingent on your relationship with one other person, it can be temporary.
We want to quit a job, go back to school, move to a different city, leave a relationship or abandon a path we once thought was absolutely perfect for us. But we are scared that changing directions means failure or embarrassment. So much so that we let that keep us from happiness.
A lot of things in life will be mediocre. But love should not be one of them.
“Even after everything that’s happened?”
You needed to get knocked down, hard, to know how capable you were of getting back up.
“This is where you find out what you want and who you are.”
This letter is for you, for me and for all of us. It’s here to help us discover the right words, and remember the tremendous beauty in celebrating our pieces of everyday love.