If these people harbored secrets that might destroy them, inviting strangers to stay in Roseland was self-destructive.
I’d rather live the now than talk about the was.
Patterns exist in our seemingly patternless lives, and the most common pattern is the circle.
We took comfort in the knowledge that God is never cruel, there is a reason for all things. We must know the pain of loss because if we never knew it, we would have no compassion for others, and we would become monsters of self-regard, creatures of unalloyed self-interest. The terrible pain of loss teaches humility to our prideful kind, has the power to soften uncaring hearts, to make a better person of a good one. THE
Of course, I don’t know everything. Considering the infinite amount of knowledge that one could acquire in a virtually innumerable array of intellectual disciplines, it’s probably more accurate to say that I don’t know anything.
What has been is no more. Change has come.
There will be something very wrong with any place we go.
Endeavor to live the life.
At times like this, tears exorcise emotions that would otherwise haunt me and, by their haunting, embitter me
Between birth and burial, we find ourselves in a comedy of mysteries.
If you don’t think life is mysterious, if you believe you have it all mapped out, you aren’t paying attention or you’ve anesthetized yourself with booze or drugs, or with a comforting ideology.