“The day misspent,
the love misplaced,
has inside it
the seed of redemption.
Nothing is exempt
― Kay Ryan
Your absence has gone through me
Like thread through a needle.
Everything I do is stitched with its color.”
― W.S. Merwin
"In my experience, ghosts are made up only of the living, people you know are out there but are forever out of range"
— Adam Johnson
“Perfect love casts out fear. Where there is love there are no demands, no expectations, no dependency. I do not demand that you make me happy; my happiness does not lie in you. If you were to leave me, I will not feel sorry for myself; I enjoy your company immensely, but I do not cling.”
― Anthony de Mello
"Love is what carries you, for it is always there, even in the dark, or most in the dark, but shining out at times like gold stitches in a piece of embroidery. "
— Wendell Berry
“Take me down to the river, I pray. All of this pain, wash my tears away.” –Sarah Jean Simmons-Meyer