The sweetest thing I’ve ever known, was like a kiss on the collarbone.
No, life cannot be understood flat on a page. It has to be lived; a person has to get out of his head, has to fall in love, has to memorize poems, has to jump off bridges into rivers, has to stand in an empty desert and whisper sonnets under his breath… We get one story, you and I, and one story alone. God has established the elements, the setting and the climax and the resolution. It would be a crime not to venture out."
My heart was wrapped up in clovers The night I looked at you"
— Etta James. At Last.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another"
Mr. Darcy: And… what should I call you when I am cross? Mrs. Darcy…? Elizabeth Bennet: No! No. You may only call me “Mrs. Darcy”… when you are completely, perfectly and incandescently happy. Mr. Darcy: Then how are you this evening… Mrs. Darcy?"
Pride and Prejudice, film adaptation, 2005
Failure is just part of the process, and it’s not just okay; it’s better than okay. God doesn’t want failure to shut us down. God didn’t make it a three-strikes-and-you’re-out sort of thing. It’s more about how God helps us dust ourselves off so we can swing for the fences again. And all of this without keeping a meticulous record of our screw-ups."
Bob Goff, Love Does