I loved THE OYSTERVILLE SEWING CIRCLE for everything that it stood for. Susan Wiggs did an incredible job writing a story that addressed the prevalence of domestic violence in our world without making the entire book a heavy, unbearable read. It was simply a beautiful story about the importance of sticking together and offering support.
"You don't have to be like me, but anxiety from any decision comes from thinking about the devision, and not the decision itself."
“If you leave a door half-open, soon you’ll hear the whispers spoken. If you play outside alone, soon you won’t be going home. If your window’s left unlatched, you’ll hear him tapping at the glass. If you’re lonely, sad, and blue, the Whisper Man will come for you."
Is it just me or does it feel like yesterday was August 1st? How did the entire month of August fly by this fast? I hope that in this beautiful stack of books that you can find something you enjoy reading!
“A great sorrow, and one that I am only beginning to understand; we don’t get to choose our own hearts. We can’t make ourselves want what’s good for us or what’s good for other people. We don’t get to choose the people we are…”
“If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are...”
"You can't rewrite the past. But, you can choose to live with your whole heart in the here and now."