“Words can be twisted into any shape. Promises can be made to lull the heart and seduce the soul. In the final analysis, words mean nothing. They are labels we give things in an effort to wrap our puny little brains around their underlying natures, when ninety-nine percent of the time the totality of the reality is an entirely different beast. The wisest man is the silent one. Examine his actions. Judge him by them.”
-Karen Marie Moning “Bloodfever”
I’ve read this book series twenty times, I think. And this quote every single time jumps out at me.
I guess, with everything I am still processing, this resonates with me.
Examining actions makes me sad. Examining actions makes me question too many things from the past – things that were happy – things were great – things that are carved into my mind and have brought a smile to my face when remembering.
And I already have too much that makes me sad – how it ended – how I feel not loved, not special, not any of the things I was told I was despite it all.
I don’t want to judge…..
….but in the end, that’s all we have.
….but I’m not ready to go there…I don’t want to…