Going to the cinema is like returning to the womb; you sit there still and meditative in the darkness, waiting for life to appear on the screen. – Federico Fellini Continue reading “Chuck Norris vs. Communism”
I suppose this is what I mean when I say we cannot possibly know what will manifest in our lives. We live and have experiences and leave people we love and get left by them. People we thought would be with us forever aren’t and people we didn’t know would come into our lives do. Our work here is to keep faith with that, to put it in a box and wait. To trust that someday we will know what it means, so that when the ordinary miraculous is revealed to us we will be there, standing before the baby girl in the pretty dress, grateful for the smallest things.
From Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Stayed. Thanks to Grace for recommending this book — serendipitous timing.
Ever since mentioning this to one of my good friends, she’s been joking with me about it. So it’s time to come clean publicly. Continue reading “Hogsmeade, FL”