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A new breeze is blowing, and a world refreshed by freedom seems reborn; for in man's heart, if not in fact, the day of the dictator is over. The totalitarian era is passing, its old ideas blown away like leaves from an ancient, lifeless tree.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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I should thank you'', she said.His lips stilled, and she felt him smile aga

I should thank you'', she said.His lips stilled, and she felt him smile against his skin. ''For what?''''Everything, really. But mostly for being you
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I'm pretty much a goddess around here.

I'm pretty much a goddess around here.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

How can I be lost, if I've got nowhere to go?

How can I be lost, if I've got nowhere to go?
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

On those nights, the words were for me alone. They came up unbidden from my

On those nights, the words were for me alone. They came up unbidden from my heart. They spilled over my tongue and spilled out my mouth. And because of them, I, who was nothing and nobody, was a prince of Denmark, a maid of Verona, a queen of Egypt. I was
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Library-denigrators, pay heed: suggesting that the Internet is a viable sub

Library-denigrators, pay heed: suggesting that the Internet is a viable substitute for libraries is like saying porn could replace your wife.
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Ultimately, the universe doesn't care about us. Time doesn't care about us.

Ultimately, the universe doesn't care about us. Time doesn't care about us. That's why we have to care about each other.
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Not only is love blind, it’s a little hard of hearing.

Not only is love blind, it’s a little hard of hearing.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The Soul is neither a Jain nor a Vaishnav. The Soul is Vitarag (free from a

The Soul is neither a Jain nor a Vaishnav. The Soul is Vitarag (free from attachment). This is the religion of the Vitarag (the enlightened ones).
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

My mother used to say that rain here pours like a blessing, like a thick ve

My mother used to say that rain here pours like a blessing, like a thick veil that parts to reveal the bride's face. But nearly every day, when this rain parted, it revealed a long line of soldiers, like you, like death, marching toward us, and we would s
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Variety in your diet is health in your life.

Variety in your diet is health in your life.
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Don't rely on labels to give you the information you need. Trust only the i

Don't rely on labels to give you the information you need. Trust only the ingredient list and your gut.
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We have probably all seen teachers who would pick a student up by the scruf

We have probably all seen teachers who would pick a student up by the scruff of the neck for saying ‘Shit,’ but who would walk by without a word when overhearing that same student taunting a classmate, calling him a ‘fag.’ It is often easier not to interv
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