You can’t control other people but you do have influence (use it).
Real love requires no proof.
People will disappoint–and I’m a people too.
“The truest, best love had nothing to do with luck. Luck was faithless, and worth little. True love wasn’t fancy and it wasn’t magical, but
“What is in your blood matters, but not as much as what is in your heart.” Sonja Yoerg, All the Best People
“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,
“Reality offered unvarnished truths, especially now, the two of them separated by an insurmountable yet perfectly ordinary arrangement of rock, and yet bound together still
“Getting closer to someone doesn’t necessarily clarify anything. It’s like staring at an electron micrograph. You’re closer but nothing’s any simpler.” Sonja Yoerg, The Middle
Good words without deeds are rushes and weeds. Old English Proverb
“This is what happens when too much time passes. You end up with so many questions that need answers, but there’s no time to ask.
“We had no one else to learn this from- none of our parents were shining examples of relationship success- so we learned this from each
Courtesy on one side never lasts long. (Dictionary of English Proverbs/Thomas Preston) Turning the other cheek only works for so long. Eventually, we need to
A generous confession disarms slander. (Dictionary of English Proverbs/Thomas Preston) Personally, I think no response at all is better. It’s no one’s business what I
“I wanted to tell her that being loved is a talent too, that it takes as much guts and as much work as loving; that
None knows the weight of another’s burden. (Dictionary of English Proverbs/Thomas Preston) Everyone has a burden. Social media posts would have us believe that everyone
“You go through life doing all the things everyone else wants you to do, and you’ll wake up one day realizing your life’s passed you
Civil words cost nothing, and go a long way. (Dictionary of English Proverbs/Thomas Preston)
“Those who seek revenge are the first ones to die.” Lina J. Potter, The Price of Happiness: A Strong Woman in the Middle Ages
“All villains always blamed others for their own faults.” Lina J. Potter, The Price of Happiness: A Strong Woman in the Middle Ages
If we don’t ask due to fear of rejection, we do eliminate any chance the answer is “no”. We won’t be rejected for that one
“It’s impossible to give someone the world. You can show them glimpses of yours, hope they join you in it, but to give them the
Where hearts are true, few words will do. Old English Proverb