Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering – and it’s all over much too soon.
They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I’m going to miss mine by just a few days.
In the absence of love, we began slowly but surely to fall apart.
Sometimes it’s easier to love people when there is a healthy distance between us.
We live in a world of easy friendships – people here for you when it’s easy, ‘so-sorry-but-I-have-an-errand-to-do-now’ when it’s not.
We incarcerate more African-American men today than were slaves in 1850.
It’s very scary having something wrong with your head.
Life is not a piece of tragic fiction in which, at the end of the reading, we all get up and go out for drinks.
We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.
When my sister was diagnosed with cancer in 1989, her doctor told her that the cancer had probably been in her system for 10 years. By the time cancer’s diagnosed, it’s usually been around for quite a while.