The first and truest thing is that alltruth is a paradox.
Almost everything will work again if youunplug it for a few minutes, including you.
There is almost nothing outside of you thatwill help in any kind of lasting way.
Everyone is screwed up, broken, clingy andscared, even the people who seem to have it most together. They are much morelike you than you would believe, so try not to compare your insides to otherpeople's outsides.
Chocolate with 75 percent cacao is notactually a food.
Every writer you know writes reallyterrible first drafts, but they keep their butt in the chair. That's the secretof life. That's the secret of life. That's probably the main difference betweenyou and them. They just do it.
Publication and temporary creativesuccesses are something you have to recover from. They kill as many people asnot.
Families are hard, hard, hard, no matterhow cherished and astonishing they may also be. Again, see number one.
Try to do a little better. I thinkyou know what I mean.
Grace is spiritual WD-40, or waterwings.
God just means goodness.
Wow and yikes. It's so hard to bearwhen the few people you cannot live without die. You'll never get over theselosses, and no matter what the culture says, you're not supposed to. WeChristians like to think of death as a major change of address, but in anycase, the person will live again fully in your heart if you don't seal it off.