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A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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It's amazing how close I have been, all this time, to my old life. And yet

It's amazing how close I have been, all this time, to my old life. And yet the distance that divides me from it is vast.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Who has a right to tell me I have no gift, no talent, no passion ...' he mu

Who has a right to tell me I have no gift, no talent, no passion ...' he murmured. 'Why do people say those things to you when youre young? Doesn't seem fair, does it?''No, darling, it's not fair,'she said. 'But the mystery is why you listen.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

All over the world God is opening doors of opportunity, making it possible

All over the world God is opening doors of opportunity, making it possible for us to take the Gospel to millions who have never heard of Christ.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

There's an old joke about a mother watching a column of soldiers pass by. H

There's an old joke about a mother watching a column of soldiers pass by. Her son is in the ranks. All those men out of step, she says, except our Fred.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

There are a dozen St. George soldiers hiding in that maze,” my trainer said

There are a dozen St. George soldiers hiding in that maze,” my trainer said. “All hunting you. All looking to kill you. Welcone to Phase Two of your training, hatchling.
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When great men die in the race of life, they continue to live because the w

When great men die in the race of life, they continue to live because the world can still benefit from their products.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Engaging in meditative self-reflection and gaining increased control of inn

Engaging in meditative self-reflection and gaining increased control of inner experiences provides a person with a sense of control over fear and trembling and the chaos of life.
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Incidentally her head ached and her shoulders ached and her lungs ached and

Incidentally her head ached and her shoulders ached and her lungs ached and the ankle-bones of both feet ached quite excruciatingly. But nothing of her felt permanently incapacitated except her noble expression. Like a strip of lip-colored lead suspended
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Friendship is something that gets harder to understand, every damn year of

Friendship is something that gets harder to understand, every damn year of my life.Friendship is like a kind of algebra test that nobody passes. In my worst moods, I think the best you can say is that a friend is anyone you don't despise.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Africa had a way of coming back and simply covering everything up again.

Africa had a way of coming back and simply covering everything up again.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

One person with commitment accomplishes more than a thousand with an opinio

One person with commitment accomplishes more than a thousand with an opinion.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

One of the dreams on my wish list is to spend more time in Thailand.

One of the dreams on my wish list is to spend more time in Thailand.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago