You need to forgive yourself. You need to give yourself grace. You need to give yourself time. And you might need to do that a thousand times before you believe it’s true.
But hold on to what you believe in the light when the darkness has robbed you of all your sight.
—Mumford&Sons, Hold on to What You Believe
You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.
One by one I drowned all the people I’d been.
I hope to someday become a poet and a philosopher, I hope to be religious and become a woman, I mean a real woman. Not just a perfumed woman on the outside.