Tuesday, October 19, 2010

It’s funny:
I always imagined when I was a kid that adults had some kind of inner toolbox,
full of shiny tools:
the saw of discernment,
the hammer of wisdom,
the sandpaper of patience.
But then when I grew up
I found that life handed you these rusty bent old tools –
friendship, prayer, conscience, honesty – and said,
‘Do the best you can with these,
they will have to do.’
And mostly, against all odds, they’re enough.’
Anne Lamott