—The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. –Elisabeth Kubler Ross
My soul-mate & sister, Kay.
–Do you have a story about how you survived an unbearable, insufferable event in your life?
( This is an absolutely true story. I should know, I’m the one telling it. )
“How wild it was, to let it be.” Cheryl Strayed, Wild
Wine w/ Mr. Liverpool after WILD.
~First Year of Marriage: Your adorable British husband agrees to take you to the film, St. Elmo’s Fire.
Of course, he’d do anything with you because, well, he’s madly in love with the very core of you, the scent of your Aqua Net hairspray, the cherry-red lipstick, the idiosyncrasies, the beautiful imperfections, the sassiness, the shit.
All Roads Out Of Hell Lead Home—Shannon L. Alder
The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year, but rather that we should have a new soul. –G.K.Chesterton
It’s no surprise that I’ve been quite insane the past few years.
I mean, loony bin- Sylvia Plath insane, cry out to God- ridiculously insane, the kind of insane where you have one foot stuck on earth and the other foot stuck in triple hell.