“Sass, you learn almost everything from your relationships,” CJ said. “They’re how you figure out who you are.” From 'Tell Me Lies' by Carola Lovering
Reading novels reminds me that other people in this world are actually people with their own lives and agendas, their own traumatic childhood or disastrous family.
Our physical interaction with each other teaches us, feeds us. We need it.
You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.
It broke my heart into little pieces and I loved every second of it!
We all feel the longing to connect with other human beings at some level.
“No fear have ye of evil curses, says you. Properly warned ye be, says I.”
This is another post from my old blog that I’m bringing over here. I wrote it a little over a year ago. It’s amazing how things are constantly changing. “What would I tell my 24-year-old self?” That is the question I found close to the end of my “Entrusted” online bible study with Beth...
Something I’ve learned recently is that we can’t and should not try to change people. We should accept them exactly as they are. “Don’t be so negative/positive.” “Smile more!” “Don’t eat that!” “You should spend more time meditating, exercising, getting into nature.” “Socialize! It’s good for you.” Accept that person as they are if...
Ahh, the perennial post about the evils of smartphones. Apparently, they are ruining our relationships and destroying our children’s minds because they don’t have the skills to cope with their use. Really? I find that line of thinking so strange. I quickly started to comment out of rage against such thinking and then stopped...