Life is a series of choices, all needing to be made before you are remotely qualified to make them.
What do you say to a wayward child -- go and never brighten my door again?
Life is not fair, harder to acknowledge when it's not fair in your favor.
Society wants you marching to its tune. If you start dancing to it, it is not amused.
I like to say that I have never known failure. I have known a lot of partial successes.
You can break up a marriage of strangers and become friends, but it's harder to break up a marriage of friends and remain friends..
There is no human weakness so universal that it cannot be made an unforgivable sin by calling it betrayal.
Marriage vow: "And do you promise that if you haven't already told each other everything, you won't start now?"
Do I ask so much -- a little good news on the front page, an occasional resurrection in the obituaries?
~~~ Robert Brault