The Light Between

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.

– Pablo Neruda

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Yuletide Carols

As this will be my last post for the year, I want to wish my readers a joyous holiday and sparkling New Year. Thanks for the support through the years!

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Finishing What You Started

I warn you all, hatred is finding fertile soil within me. And in your compassion, in your every good intention, you nurture it.

– Steven Erikson

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I’ll Always Choose You

I cannot express it; but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is or should be an existence of yours beyond you.

– Emily Brontë

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Another Place And Time

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A S T R O

When the planets align, we are unstoppable.

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Come Through

She had taken many more punches to both body and soul than anyone should ever have to endure. But she had been able to rebel every time.

– Steig Larson

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The Eagle Flies Alone

I never understood people very well anyway, and they never seemed to understand me very well either.

– Charlotte Eriksson

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Say No More

There is beauty in truth, even if it’s painful. Those who lie, twist life so that it looks tasty to the lazy, brilliant to the ignorant, and powerful to the weak. But lies only strengthen our defects. They don’t teach anything, help anything, fix anything or cure anything. Nor do they develop one’s character, one’s mind, one’s heart or one’s soul.

– José N. Harris

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Forgiveness Is For The Worthy

In my mind, the concept of forgiveness really allows the person basically to say, I’ve done everything that I can to repair this relationship, but there’s no way to do it. This person is just going to be painfully abusive to me, and so I’m going to learn to call it a day. Now, if you call that forgiveness, I would say that’s a reasonable outcome. But to say that everything can be repaired, and everything can be fixed and forgiven, is just not reasonable given the facts.

– Richard Friedman

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