Still, what I want in my life is to be willing to be dazzled—to cast aside the weight of facts and maybe even to float a little above this difficult world.
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Nobody gets everything in this life. You decide your priorities and you make your choices. I’d decided long ago that any cake I had would be eaten.