They were just there to be used, like other things belonging to his Family.
Some things, though, do not belong in a living trust.
"I thought that thing on the ground belonged to me."
This thing belonged to Earth; he had no right to take it with him.
But these things now belonged to the past, and he was flying toward the future.
A thing like that must never belong to my aunt.
"These things belong to him," she said at last, obviously thinking carefully before saying each word.
They'd expected me to bring things belonging to my mother that they could share out, but there was hardly anything.
The pain is diminished: the thing does not belong to me any more.
It shows that people are hungry to get a sense of where things belong.