He’s right, Car. I am afraid. There’s a part of me that wants to let him in but then I feel myself put this wall up and I don’t understand why. Maybe that’s what strikes me most about Kostas: that despite everything he’s suffered he can still look at life in the most uncomplicated way. I’ve never known that kind of faith. It makes me so sad that people like Kostas and Bridget who have lost everything can still be open to love… while I, who have lost nothing, am not.
Look, you seem like a sweet kid… actually you seem like a real pain in the ass.
Maybe the truth is there’s a little bit of loser in all of us you know, being happy isn’t having everything in your life being perfect. Maybe it’s about stringing together all the little things like wearing these pants, or getting to a new level of Dragon’s Lair. Making those count more than the bad stuff. Maybe we just get through it. And that’s all we can ask for.
Some people show their beauty because that’s what they want the world to see, others hide their beauty because they want the world to see something else.
In this life, family is the most precious gift we are given, the most sacred. Turn your back on them and that is when you truly have nothing.