Sometimes in life, you fall down holes you can’t climb out of by yourself. That’s what friends and family are for—to help. They can’t help, however, unless you let them know you’re down there.
I don’t want to sit around and hope good things will happen. I want to make them happen. I want to be in control of my own destiny.
Hang in there and the storm will pass, and eventually life will settle down again.
People make time for those who matter to them. They text, answer messages, and call those people. If they tell you repeatedly they’re just too busy then decide how much you really mean to them.
It is very sad to me that some people are so intent on leaving their mark on the world that they don’t care if that mark is a scar.
I want to build you a library.
We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk.