Wrote "What happened in the past that was painful has a great deal to do with what we are today."
I always envy other people. They all seem to walk around with this blissful ignorance perfectly content with the world, but I know the truth. You know the greatest lie adults tell children is that everything is going to be ok. That good always triumphs evil. That things will be alright in the end. Parents…
Said, "There are times in our lives when we have to realize that our past is precisely what it is and we cannot change it but we can change the story we tell ourselves about it and by doing that we can change the future".
Wrote, "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person; give him a mask and he will tell the truth".
Wrote “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
I came across this beautiful letter witten by, Marina Furtuno, and had to share it. Dear Little Girl, You're already the strongest woman I know! For you, the baby girl who's just new to this planet and in the process of discovering its wonders. You're already worthy of this world. You're a miracle of life,…
Said "The term “forgive and forget” doesn’t make sense to me. Forgiving does allow us to stop dwelling on an issue, which isn’t always healthy. But if we forget, we don’t learn from our mistakes.”
Said “You have to accept that you can’t change the past experiences, opinions of others at that moment in time or outcomes from their choices or yours. When you finally recognize that truth then you will understand the true meaning of forgiveness of yourself and others. From this point, you will finally be free.”
The hand flushing the toilet is not just the men who raped me but you and everyone who knew afterwards as my life got real dark and did nothing. I ask myself, Can you be condemned by your culture? I say yes. Can it humiliate you? You bet it can. Can it actually rape you?…
" Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid then to open it and remove all doubt."