As a restaurateur, my job is to basically control the chaos and the drama. There's always going to be chaos in the restaurant business.
Everyone thinks that courage is about facing death without flinching. But almost anyone can do that. Almost anyone can hold their breath and not scream for as long as it takes to die. True courage is about facing life without flinching. I don't mean the times when the right path is hard, but glorious at the end. I'm talking about enduring the boredom, the messiness, and the inconvenience of doing what is right.~Amber
But what Tyler longed for was to have The Feeling arrive; when every flicker of light that touched the dipping branches of a weeping willow, every breath of breeze that bent the grass towards the row of apple trees, every shower of yellow ginko leaves dropping to the ground with such direct and tender sweetness, would fill the minister with profound and irreducible knowledge that God was right there.
As we sail about our lives, conflicts arise as emotions are eradicated by sadness and anger. Fireworks of terror, love, and loss fill the once clear sky. And yet, humans are clueless to see what awaits them as they continue to wallow into self-pity. Each day means gaining new insight and developing maturity. Each day means making plentiful mistakes and befuddlement. Each day means falling in love and betraying others. Each day means one day closer to death. We want to continue living, yet we want to die. We want to love, yet we want to hate. We can say that humans are contrary.