"Whatever you desire is already connected in some way to who you are and what you now have. Find that way, follow the connection."
"If you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you - you will know that there comes in the end a sort of quietness. You feel as if nothing was ever going to happen again."
- C.S. Lewis,
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
"Hang in there. It is astonishing how short a time it can take for very wonderful things to happen."
- Frances Hodgson Burnett (via
"But pain is hard to put into words and in life there is always pain. It’s as natural as birth or death. Pain makes us who we are, it teaches us and tames us, it can destroy and it can save."
- Anna McPartlin (via