When I was a freshman, my sister was in eighth grade. There was a boy in two of her periods who would ask her out every single day. (Third and seventh period, if I remember correctly.) All day during third and seventh she would repeatedly tell him no. She didn’t beat around…
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
My favorite quotes from the book.
‘“Fairness,” he said, “does not govern life and death. If it did, no good person would ever die young.”’
"Sometimes when you sacrifice something precious, you’re not really losing it. You’re just passing it onto someone else."
"Saved from a question that has caught his throat all night, he feels as if a string has just shot from his heart and looped around her shoulders, pulling her close, making her his. He loves her more in this moment than he thought he could ever love anyone."