This is a box full of wishes & every one is different & every one lasts just long enough for you to decide if it’s really worth doing & when you finally decide on your real wish it will fill up your whole heart & soul & it will leak out of your eyes sometimes when you least expect it & you will start to glow just a little & here & there, you will see other people who glow a little, too, because they have found their real wish. That is how you know someone who has a real wish. Because it marks you forever with love.
What color are souls? she said & I said, Color isn't that much of an issue when you're talking souls.
At that age where she's figured out that living pretty much happens no matter what you're doing, so it might as well be fun.
Anyone can slay a dragon, she told me, but try waking up every morning & loving the world all over again. That's what takes a real hero.