Factober

A fictionalised memoir of my father would be a failure as a novel.

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That's a demon for you. Wants me dead but wants to be sure that he is the o

That's a demon for you. Wants me dead but wants to be sure that he is the one who does me in.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

You may hold the same feeling even after a long gap, but not trust.

You may hold the same feeling even after a long gap, but not trust.
Posted 2 months ago

Fair and unfair are for children

Fair and unfair are for children
Posted 2 months ago

He kicked my ass, but he also treated me like a person and not just some gi

He kicked my ass, but he also treated me like a person and not just some girl.
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The reading of good books could soothe human stupidity, the problem is that

The reading of good books could soothe human stupidity, the problem is that human stupidity does not like to read.
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Heroes betray us. By having them, in real life, we betray ourselves.

Heroes betray us. By having them, in real life, we betray ourselves.
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It's time to stop focusing on what others think of you. They think they kno

It's time to stop focusing on what others think of you. They think they know you, but don't. They're stuck in the figment of their imagination.
Posted 2 months ago

I'm not against technology, but all tools should be used to their best adva

I'm not against technology, but all tools should be used to their best advantage. We should be spending our time on things that have staying power, instead of on the latest thought of the latest blogger - and then moving on quickly to the next blogger.
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My mother gave me a sense of independence, a sense of total confidence that

My mother gave me a sense of independence, a sense of total confidence that we could do whatever it was we set out to do. That's how we were raised.
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At the base of the immense pillar, tiny Babylon was in shadow. Then the dar

At the base of the immense pillar, tiny Babylon was in shadow. Then the darkness climbed the tower, like a canopy unfurling upward. It moved slowly enough that Hillalum felt he could count the moments passing, but then it grew faster as it approached, unt
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If there were two enemies hating each other for a long time, to me, the win

If there were two enemies hating each other for a long time, to me, the winner would be the one who finally has the courage to forgive.
Posted 2 months ago

Courage is the willingness to act in spite of fear.

Courage is the willingness to act in spite of fear.
Posted 2 months ago