Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Stephen,” she said. “Let it go. Just let it go.” She looked tired. At the same time, she was incredibly beautiful. Not beautiful in terms of Hollywood, or advertising, or the current cosmetic fad. Beautiful from the inside. Beautiful from wit and intelligence. Beautiful from compassion. Beautiful from having endured.

How can I?” I said. “How? Tell me.”

[From Chapter 21, A Listening Thing]

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Transcend Designs said...

well I'm 3 chapters in,
and it's a delightfully thoughtful read...

here's some one word responses so far:




I expected nothing less...

: )

William Michaelian said...

Each in measure, Brad, to the humility, nobility, and wisdom you bring.


erin said...

yes, indeed. let it go. and how?

(word verification: hinge. sometimes the world speaks with a green letters.)


William Michaelian said...

Surrender. Lay down your arms. Become unhinged.