Hey there, book lovers!
First and foremost,
However you celebrate, I just want you to be filled with joy and happiness.
During the Speedy Quote Sunday, I like to share a couple of lines from books I’ve read. Since it’s Christmas, I’m going to keep this really short. I was inspired by past books that have touched on the really personal parts of my life and had me reflecting back on them.
“Despair wasn’t a guest, you didn’t play its favorite music, find it a comfortable chair. Despair was the enemy.” (White Oleander, Janet Fitch)
Despair played a part in my life at a young age, so this was relatable on an uncomfortable level. Still, I came to realize I’m not the only one who welcomed in despair unknowingly. That it’s an unwanted guest that makes itself at home and does its darndest to make your home a wreck. So, you
“If anyone understood loneliness, the moon would.” (Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens)
This was a line I read over and over and my heart never eased in its heavy warcry, beating against my chest. Oh so true this is. The moon understands more than we think and hears more than we realize.
More to come soon…
Thoughts? Let’s chat in the comments below!
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