Toe ontdek ek haar…

“Your life doesn’t happen in any kind of order. Events don’t have cause and effect relationships the way you wish they did. It’s all a series of fragments and repetitions and pattern formations. Language and water have this in common.”
― Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water: A Memoir

“You see it is important to understand how damaged people don’t always know how to say yes, or to choose the big thing, even when it is right in front of them. It’s a shame we carry. The shame of wanting something good. The shame of not believing we deserve to stand in the same room in the same way as all those we admire. Big red A’s on our chests.”
― Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water

“So yes I know how angry, or naive, or self-destructive, or messed up, or even deluded I sound weaving my way through these life stories at times. But beautiful things. Graceful things. Hopeful things can sometimes appear in dark places. Besides, I’m trying to tell you the truth of a woman like me.”
― Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water

Ek het haar TedTalk gekyk – en toe quotes gegoogle, en nou moet ek die boeke soek…Moet net.

(kiekie – Kidds Beach, intussen het die bordjie heeltemal afgeroes, en is nog nie replaced nie. Is ook nou al maande besig om juis dit te verf….)

“I learned from an early age that if it feels bad, it’s good, and if it feels good, you are bad”
― Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water

“When you bleed, this word is more powerful than any word you could ever speak. It is a blood word. It binds you to animals and trees and the moon and the sun. Where men take blood in the world in hunting and war, women give blood. It is the word ne because it closes the room of a woman’s body to men.”
― Lidia Yuknavitch, The Small Backs of Children: A Novel



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