Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are gone. Fill their lives with sweetness, speak cheering words while their ears can hear, and while their hearts can be thrilled and made happier by them.
“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”
“I learned the real meaning of love. Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. You can depend so much on certain people, you can set your watch by them. And that’s love, even if it doesn’t seem very exciting.”
You are supposed to protect me. You are supposed to comfort me. You are supposed to pick up the pieces when someone else hurts me. You are supposed to tell me when someone else looks me in the face and lies to me. You are supposed to be everything better.
So if you are the one who hurt me. If you’re the one who made me cry, If you’re the one broke me to pieces, If you’re the one who lied, If you’re the one who messed it up…