one day she finally grasped that unexpected things were always going to happen in life. and with that she realized the only control she had was how she chose to handle them. so, she made the decision to survive using courage, humor, and grace.
Oh for a pure heart. Sometimes our hearts are so messed up, we need God to come in and "create" a pure one. It's great to pray King David's prayer: "Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
(Revelation The one who is victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out the name of that person from the book of life, but will acknowledge that name before my Father and his angels.