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A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don't function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt others. We get sick.

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Ego said, 'I will not apologize for who I am'. Experience replied, 'Unless

Ego said, 'I will not apologize for who I am'. Experience replied, 'Unless your self-realization comes to light, your apology is worthless. And, when your self-realization does come to light, which it will, your apology will be of little or no value'. - S
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Time alone is irreplaceable. Waste it not.

Time alone is irreplaceable. Waste it not.
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From the very beginning, there was not the slightest doubt that Olga da Pol

From the very beginning, there was not the slightest doubt that Olga da Polga was the sort of guinea pig who would go places.
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If you wish to live a life free from sorrow think of what is going to happ

If you wish to live a life free from sorrow think of what is going to happen as if it had already happened.
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Judging Natalie as my mother had judged me was, I felt like telling her son

Judging Natalie as my mother had judged me was, I felt like telling her son, just my ass-backward way of showing love. I'd spent my life trying to translate that language, and now I realized I had come to speak it fluently. When was it that you realized t
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Look, don't just stare at the pages," I used to tell my students. "Become t

Look, don't just stare at the pages," I used to tell my students. "Become the characters. Live inside the book.
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Everything that creates itself upon the backs of smaller scales will by tho

Everything that creates itself upon the backs of smaller scales will by those same scales be consumed.
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Can we all pause a moment to appreciate the artistry of that sentence? "Sit

Can we all pause a moment to appreciate the artistry of that sentence? "Sitting casually on the floor, a guard sat..." That's freaking art right there! Someone nominate this thing for the Hugo Award already!
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I'm not likely to forget someone slapping my butt with a big piece of wood.

I'm not likely to forget someone slapping my butt with a big piece of wood.
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friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace.

friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace.
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When nobody practices what they strongly believe in, that day will be a tri

When nobody practices what they strongly believe in, that day will be a triumph of prudence.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Man wasn't made to share the universe with gods.

Man wasn't made to share the universe with gods.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago