Too many adults wish to 'protect' teenagers when they should be stimulating them to read of life as it is lived.
Your checkered past is not the pattern of your future.
All of us come to the time and place in our lives of choosing life over death, faith over fear, and light over darkness.
Sometimes the only way to move forward is to look behind you and see what’s keeping you from moving ahead.
It is a gift of surrender one receives from their Creator to give up and sacrifice all back to him. It is a gift to be admired, not to be coveted.
Among my stillness was a pounding heart.
No bikinis on a first date.” He nods. “I’m sure that’s a rule. Or should be. For my sisters anyway.
I guess I like things that take time and attention. More worthwhile that way.
This is Sailor Supergirl,” George says. “She knows all about black holes.
Right. Because if you have trouble putting ketchup and mustard on a hot dog, you should totally move on to saving lives.
And to think of all the colors in the world, blood chose to be red.
When I turn back to Jase, he’s again beaming at me. “You’re nice.” He sounds pleased, as if he hadn’t expected this aspect of my personality.
Dignity is overrated. You know what trumps dignity? Kissing.
When they’re together, the world could fall apart around them and they’d never notice or care as long as they have each other. About Alex and Brittany.
Jase props himself up on an elbow, looking at me for a minute without saying anything. His face gets an unreadable expression, and I wish I could take back walking over. Then he observes, “I’m guessing that’s a uniform.” Crap. I’d forgotten I was still wearing it.
I’m waiting with baited breath to hear that silver tongue of yours.
Is it possible to love someone so completely, so intensely, they could never die? To give them more than just your heart or your soul? What if you could give then the miracle of immortality?
Everything can be forgiven, except what we decide not to forgive and let go.
She was like a drug and he was letting her get back in his system just by standing there with her.
He knew how long she had been waiting and wanted her to be completely ready, even if that meant he didn’t get the relief tonight. He could wait forever if it meant doing right by her.