Sacrifice is a part of life. It's supposed to be. It's not something to regret. It's something to aspire to. Little sacrifices. Big sacrifices. A mother works so her son can go to school. A daughter moves home to take care of her sick father.
("The Five People You Meet in Heaven")
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My mother was French Protestant, and my father was Italian Catholic, and their union was an excess of God, guilt and sauce.
Do I wither up and disappear, or do I make the best of my time left He would not wither. He would not be ashamed of dying.
I like myself better when I'm with you.
Well, for one thing, the culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. We're teaching the wrong things. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn't work, don't buy it. Create your own. Most people can't do it.
But she wasn't around, and that's the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going in to every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone.
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