anne of green gables by l.m. montgomery

“When I left Queen’s my future seemed to stretch out before me like a straight road. I thought I could see along it for many a milestone. Now there is a bend in it. I don’t know what lies around the bend, but I’m going to believe that the best does. It has a fascination of its own, that bend.”

“Isn’t it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be alive–it’s such an interesting world. It wouldn’t be half so interesting if we know all about everything, would it? There’d be no scope for imagination then, would there?”

Katie and I have a long held affection for Anne Shirley but these quotes in particular seem relevant as we’re both at the start of so many new thing-cities, seasons, jobs, schools, you name it- it’s nice to remember that it can be an adventure and not an overwhelming mess.

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