Personally, I always wondered about authors and celebrities who loudly declared there was no God. It was usually when they were healthy and popular and being listened to by crowds. What happens, I wondered, in the quiet moments before death? By then, they have lost the stage, the world has moved on. If suddenly, in their last gasping moments, through fear, a vision, a late enlightenment, they change their minds about God, who would know?
Belief, hard work, love – you have those things, you can do anything.
Two waves in the ocean are talking to each other, the front wave tells the second wave he’s frightened because he is about to shore-crash and cease to exist, but the second wave tells him that he is not, as he is part of the ocean
She loved me coming and going, at my worst and at my best. She had a bottomless well of love for me.
Death doesn’t just take someone, it misses someone else, and in the small distance between being taken and being missed, lives are changed.
Don’t let go too soon, but don’t hang on too long.
Is there some kind of rule to know if a marriage is going to work? Morrie smiled. “Things are not that simple, Mitch.
You can touch everything and be connected to nothing.
Have you ever dreamt of someone who’s gone,but in the dream you have new conversation? The world you enter then is not so far from the world I’m in now.
So often, we push away the voices closest to us.
But once they’re gone, we reach for them.