Anywho, today's Word's for Wednesday post comes from the final book in the series, The School for Good and Evil: The Last Ever After. Here are a few of my favorite quotes...
"What is it about a name that gives us a story to believe in?"
"I'd sheltered him from his own weaknesses, and because of it those weaknesses won. I had to let you write your own story..."
"Stories go wrong when people think that their own happiness is bigger than anyone else's."
- I don't know what it is for me about the word story, but in my opinion it is such a powerful word. We each have a story, one that is ours alone, but one that can be shared with others. Hundreds upon thousands of stories overlapping each other, each story adding something to another. And it is in the sharing of our stories with others that we grow a bond that transcends time, distance and differences. It's our stories that bring us together in someway or another.
And one final quote to leave you with, which just may be my favorite from the whole series...
"Because as long as her story was about her she resisted her fate, as if living for herself was too much responsibility. But the moment she saw her fate was bigger than her, she finally felt free to embrace it."
What parts of your story do you need to embrace?
What parts of your story, if shared, could help set both you and others free?