someone said this to me after my dad passed away when I was in high school, and it has always stuck with me. I find myself sharing it with others frequently when they are going through a difficult time, and i was pleasantly surprised to see it tonight :)
"I was haunted by monsters from my past, so I became the monster I feared the most so the monster wouldn't overtake me." "And what was that monster? What have you become?" "Darkness, anger, and fear itself. That is what I am now." "Always refer to people as *who*, not what, Ira. Don't tell me you've forgotten." "