“If people only knew about the dark and awful night that they fall into when they die unprepared, they would make every effort to postpone their death rather than speed up its coming–no matter how great their troubles. They would use their common sense and improve their lives. Earth,” she added, “is a place of testing for everyone.” // excerpt from a book that changed the way I saw life.

“A writer for the New York Times once interviewed a series of people who had survived jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. Every person she interviewed admitted that about two thirds of the way down, they realized that every seemingly meaningless problem that caused them to jump was fixable. Every single one.”