“You know,” Marion said, “I met a woman once when I was a teenager. I knew she had gone through a lot but she was so strong, so compassionate. I asked her how she could be the way she was, and you know what she told me?”
Hadley shook her head.
“She said, ‘You can be broken, or broken open. That choice is yours.” ? Erica Bauermeister, Joy for Beginners