• There is love in holding and there is love in letting go

    Elizabeth Berg
  • If I were to draw on a paper what gym does for me, I would make one dot and then I would erase it

    Elizabeth Berg
  • Don't let your habits become handcuffs

    Elizabeth Berg
  • I am thinking about the way that life can be so slippery; the way that a twelve-year-old girl looking into the mirror to count freckles reaches out toward herself and that reflection has turned into that of a woman on her wedding day, righting her veil. And how, when that bride blinks, she reopens her eyes to see a frazzled young mother trying to get lipstick on straight for the parent/teacher conference that starts in three minutes. And how after that young woman bends down to retrieve the wild-haired doll her daughter has left on the bathroom floor, she rises up to a forty-seven-year-old, looking into the mirror to count age spots

    Elizabeth Berg
  • Now, on this road trip, my mind seemed to uncrinkle, to breathe, to present to itself a cure for a disease it had not, until now, known it had

    Elizabeth Berg
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