my poor mother begged for a sheep but raised a wolf
read that, again.
things I need to beat into my brain
― Liv & Ingmar (2012)
"…and that’s a good lesson to learn in life. Let go.”
"There’s something that feels so good about sharing your life with somebody."
Her (2013) Spike Jonze
So when people leave, I’ve learned the secret: let them. Because, most of the time, they have to.
Let them walk away and go places. Let them have adventures in the wild without you. Let them travel the world and explore life beyond a horizon that you exist in. And know, deep down, that heroes aren’t qualified by their capacity to stay but by their decision to return.” —The Staying Philosophy (Everyday Isa)