Monday, May 26, 2008


You will not grow if you sit in a beautiful flower garden, but you will grow if you are sick, if you are in pain, if you experience losses, and if you do not put your head in the sand, but take the pain and learn to accept it, not as a curse or punishment, but as a gift to you with a very, very specific purpose.

-Elizabeth Kubler-Ross


Daphne said...

That is so beautiful. If only it weren't quite *so* thorny... I love you!

Cupcake said...

Um, is it okay that, WHILE we accept these things as gifts, we are ALSO a wee bit cranky about them?

I mean, come on. That garden looks pretty good in the brochure, doesn't it? Kind of like Club Med. xo, s.