Whenever they write history books, it’s a miraculous coincidence that the bad guys always wind up losing. And what’s ironic is that by definition, those who win wars are not those with the best morals or the loftiest ideology, but those who are the better killers.
I really pray you will never experience that kind of pain. It will really hurt. That’s why those suffering with it need you. They need your presence even if they push you away.
When you leave everything you know behind, you will get lonely. The kind of loneliness that is palpable.
I am angry. I am angry with my mother. I have been angry with her for a very long time.
“I told an adopted girl, ‘I can see why your parents hate you.'”
Children with too much shame grow up to be adults who can no longer sense their inner experiences. They learn not to feel, and they lose the ability to use their emotions as a compass for living.
When we allow anxiety to filter our surroundings, hope becomes distant and freedom doesn’t register a definition. If we are going to battle anxiety with faith, then we must be willing to ask God for wisdom.
If you think I’m writing about you, it’s probably because you think I have a reason to be writing about you.
Distancing yourself from toxic people.
The seven stages of grief absolutely exist. They come in waves, and there is no acceptable time frame in which one can pass through them.