Lewis quotes - When I lay these questions before God I get no answer. But a rather special sort of 'No answer.' It is not the locked door. It is more like a silent, certainly not uncompassionate, gaze. As though He shook His head not in refusal .
"Extremists have shown what frightens them most: a girl with a book." Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. She was shot in the head by the Taliban for being a Pakistani Girls’ Education Activist
May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art. And I hope, you surprise yourself.
The pain will change, hopefully become less raw with time and in distance allow perspective impossible now. For now, care for yourself, those around you and be as kind and patient as you can. This is the best life advice I have to give.