"The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back." // (I don't want to label what "the true mark of maturity" is, but this idea of empathy vs revenge is important to me.
People always think the the most painful thing in life is losing the one you value. The truth is, the most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of valuing someone too much and forgetting that you are special too.
Saying no to unideal clients/people/business >> Sometimes walking away has nothing to do with weakness and everything to do with strength. We walk away not because we want other to realize our worth and value, but because we finally realize our own.
I can't find fault with this. Being that I am a reader and a lover of books, I can relate to using the story as a metaphor for my life. And when people arrive, it's like starting a new chapter and when they leave, that chapter is done.
I know people like this. So… Messy kitchen = great meals. Pet hair, furniture with scratch marks, and dog toys to trip over = cuddly bundles of love. Cluttered table tops = fun projects and handmade gifts for friends. Please don't judge my dust.