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  • Robin shared from Talk Before Sleep: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg
    when you are aware you are dying, the path narrows, and there is room eventually for only one person—you, not distracted by anything else and therefore able to see all that couldn’t be seen before. And that this can be such a great gift that you shiver inside at the taking of it.
  • Robin shared from Talk Before Sleep: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg
    “I will come back as a little breeze,” she says. “You will feel me on your face, and you will know that I’m still listening. So you can still talk to me.”
  • Robin shared from Talk Before Sleep: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg
    there is a value and a comfort in being here and understanding what matters most is only who you were to someone else.
  • Robin shared from Talk Before Sleep: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg
    My stomach contracts, and I feel the terrible sense of claustrophobia that comes from knowing there is nothing you can do about a situation that is intolerable but tolerate it. I
  • Robin shared from Talk Before Sleep: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg
    I have a shaky assurance that everything will turn out fine. I don’t think I’m the only one. Why else would the phrase “Everything’s all right” ease a deep and troubled place in so many of us? We just don’t know, we never know so much, yet we have such faith. We hold our hands over our hurts and lean forward, full of yearning and forgiveness. It is how we keep on, this kind of hope. I turn out the light, lie back down on the sofa, close my eyes, and try to remember everything about the
(Tampa Bay, FL)
Robin Shwedo