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A 'good' family, it seems, is one that used to be better.

Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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I do not think much of ages. People are people. What does it matter how old

I do not think much of ages. People are people. What does it matter how old or young they are? It is a category, and I do not like categories. It is a sort of pigeonhole or a label.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Knowing what she did to him made her feel powerful, just as knowing what he

Knowing what she did to him made her feel powerful, just as knowing what he did to her made her feel weak.
Posted 2 months ago

Walk into the unknown with what you know in your heart.

Walk into the unknown with what you know in your heart.
Posted 2 months ago

I worry that when educational counselors and teachers call in families with

I worry that when educational counselors and teachers call in families with concerns about a child having a learning disability, we aren't always looking at the complete picture.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Follow your heart, not the crowd ...

Follow your heart, not the crowd ...
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

We want to create an atmosphere in which creation is possible.

We want to create an atmosphere in which creation is possible.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

How it is that animals understand things I do not know, but it is certain t

How it is that animals understand things I do not know, but it is certain that they do understand. Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it. Perhaps there is a soul hidden in everything and it can a
Posted 2 months ago

I utilise all my spare moments. I've read twenty-seven of the Hundred Best

I utilise all my spare moments. I've read twenty-seven of the Hundred Best Books. I collect ferns.
Posted 2 months ago

Three, 300, or 3,000 - these are the number of unknown days, each far too l

Three, 300, or 3,000 - these are the number of unknown days, each far too little and yet too much at the same time, to see an irrevocably declined loved one languish and suffer, with that bittersweet release lingering in the doorway, but never quite being
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

The psalmist [of Psalm 119] was interested in truth and orthodoxy, in bibli

The psalmist [of Psalm 119] was interested in truth and orthodoxy, in biblical teaching and theology, not as ends in themselves, but as means to the further ends of life and godliness. His ultimate concern was with the knowledge and service of the great G
Posted 2 months ago

An emotional debt is hard to square.

An emotional debt is hard to square.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

The music filled the room, making the windows shake. I'd forgotten how much

The music filled the room, making the windows shake. I'd forgotten how much I loved to dance. It didn't take long before I was letting go of Princess Catherine and dancing like Cathy-and it felt good. Free and fun. I bumped butts with Patricia, wrapped a
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago