“In a corner of her heart she imagined her compassion as kindling that could ignite not only her tender and guarded feelings for her mother,
“Sometimes it takes a stranger to show you what should be obvious, how far you’ve drifted from who you want to be, from what’s right
“So Abram said to Lot, ‘Let there be no strife between you and me, and between my herdsmen and your herdsmen; for we are brethren.
“So, I guess people figure it’s not as hard to lose your mother when you never got along anyway. But they’re wrong. They’re dead wrong.
“I convinced myself I owed him for loving me. No child should ever feel such a thing.” Sejal Badani, Trail of Broken Wings
“Grief seems to bind people together.” Laura Frantz, The Mistress of Tall Acre