for her the ocean was more than a dream, it was a place she needed to visit to find herself. and when she returned to the city, you could see the sun in her eyes, the wind in her hair, and the taste of the infinite salt on her lips. This is so true.
Pelagic: “She loved the sea. She liked the sharp salty smell of the air, and the vastness of the horizons bounded only by a vault of azure sky above. It made her feel small, but free as well. Martin, A Storm of Swords
When I call you to go through the deep waters I will be with you! I will not let you sink nor let the waves overcome you! When you walk through the fire you will not get burned! I am the Lord thy God [paraphrase]
"And the ocean taught her how to drown in all the things bigger than herself. The ocean loved her and knew everything that made her, and every time she'd walk to the shore, she'd smile at the ocean because the waves told her story.