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A lot of the songs are based on my previous relationship. It didn't work out. I lost him, and it ruined me. I had to learn to get back on my feet. I used that heartbreak to create something really beautiful.

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I'm not one of those people who think that cancer is some kind of jousting

I'm not one of those people who think that cancer is some kind of jousting match. People live or die based on good medicine, good luck, and the grace of God. The people that die from it did not fail. The people who live will die another day.
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Follow your heart. It will lead you to where you need to be.

Follow your heart. It will lead you to where you need to be.
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I thought I was growing wings—it was a cocoon.I thought, now is the time to

I thought I was growing wings—it was a cocoon.I thought, now is the time to stepinto the fire—it was deep water.Eschatology is a word I learnedas a child: the study of Last Things;facing my mirror—no longer young,the news—always of death,the dogs—rising f
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Their marriages had been Old Testament, hers a matter of honoring her coven

Their marriages had been Old Testament, hers a matter of honoring her covenant with Charles, Tom's a matter of fearing Anabel's wrath and judgement. In the New Testament, the only things that mattered were love and free will.
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I always feel that when I come to Edinburgh, in many ways I am coming home.

I always feel that when I come to Edinburgh, in many ways I am coming home.
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I don't smile at her. It will only scare her. For a female slave, a smile f

I don't smile at her. It will only scare her. For a female slave, a smile from a Mask is not usually a good thing.
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My dad, Frank Addison Albini, was a terrific shot with a rifle and had gene

My dad, Frank Addison Albini, was a terrific shot with a rifle and had generally excellent hunting skills. While my dad loved hunting and fishing, he didn't romanticize them. He was filling the freezer, not intellectualizing some caveman impulse or provin
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Any government, that is its own judge of, and determines authoritatively fo

Any government, that is its own judge of, and determines authoritatively for the people, what are its own powers over the people, is an absolute government of course. It has all the powers that it chooses to exercise. There is no other or at least no more
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If the thought of leaving a relationship makes you want to hang your head i

If the thought of leaving a relationship makes you want to hang your head in shame, why ever would you want to walk out the door? You are obviously missing something.
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Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger,

Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation.
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The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them and the desert

The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them and the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose.
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Friendship true is a vow of care.A warm embrace when in despair.A loving pr

Friendship true is a vow of care.A warm embrace when in despair.A loving presence waiting thereto lift a heart, its burdens bear.Friendship true is an earnest prayer.A tongue of praise for one’s welfare.A smile ’mid laughs as light as air,and thoughtfulne
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