"None of us can know whose lives are saved when we take that time, cause they lived."
"So when I tell you that in several of my darkest, most frightening moments, when there was no one near at hand to say the words I most needed to hear -- I reached out ever so briefly to online 'friends' and the one who has *consistently* responded encouraging and giving me the small amount of strength I needed to get myself out of the ditch and back in motion was you ..."
"There is nothing to tell you 'this moment is the one that really matters.' Which means -- every moment available, you are stepping to the plate."
"Hell -- I wish you could see the tears streaming down my face right now so you could truly accept the depth of sincerity and seriousness of my post. Cause I *know* I can't fully express it via text."
Oh, Kevin, dahhhhling - you always a screw-up? Naaah. You are the one person here who is so consistently compassionate, level-headed, and civil in tone, whether your advice is very careful and kind or somewhat stern. Your sense of humor rocks and you are... reliable. We all make mistakes, but I would never think of you as a screw-up, and I find the idea that you always think of yourself that way as hard to believe.I always think of myself as such a screwup . . .
"Save the post. You can reread it when doubts sneak in."