Quotes

Taking off from my last posts. Some words from people more eloquent than I tonight.

“The toughest thing is to love somebody who has done something harmful to you…especially when that somebody has been yourself.” – Mr. Rogers

“There come dark days when I do read
These scars of mine like Braille
But not as words of grief or pain
But proof that Christ does heal”  Author unknown

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.  by J. K. Rowling

“It has been said that time heals all wounds. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue, and the pain lessens, but it is never gone.” R. Kennedy

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. Maya Angelou

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Kahlil Gibran

Without pain, there would be no suffering, without suffering we would never learn from over mistakes. To make it right, pain and suffering is the key to all windows, without it, there is no way of life.      Angelina Jolie

“Grace heals our shame by removing what shame causes us to fear most: rejection and abandonment. Grace gives us a sense of worth and value that no shadow within us … can revoke.”  Jerusha Clark

“People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.”  Audrey Hepburn

“for those of you who feel like you’re in a moment, or season, or year of hopelessness, know that I am with you. Those moments when you feel like forcing a smile is the biggest lie you’ve ever told, know that we are with you. You don’t have to fear honesty, or feel wrong for not subscribing to optimism. We aren’t intimidated by your questions. Your voice is beautiful and your breathing serves as a protest to all that is holding you down. You can scream at the darkness, make it afraid of your life, and we will be there cheering you on.” Unknown

“Tell her something true when all she’s known are lies. Tell her God loves her. Tell her about forgiveness, the possibility of freedom, tell her she was made to dance in white dresses.” TWLOHA

Stories wait for endings, but songs are brave things bold enough to sing when all they know is darkness  TWLOHA

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