My mom said she learned how to swim. Someone took her out in the lake and threw her off the boat. That's how she learned how to swim. I said, "Mom, they weren't trying to teach you how to swim." --Paula Poundstone
Reframing what happens to us can be a healthy way to survive terrible things, or it can become a veil of denial that keeps us from moving on.Often, we simply have to trust that we will see the truth of things when we are strong enough and ready. --Mark Nepo
Nepo, M. (2000). The book of awakening: Having the life you want by being present to the life you have, pg. 350. San Francisco, CA: Conari Press.