Factober

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.

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Most of my reading is rereading.

Most of my reading is rereading.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Disappointment was never a thing you looked for, but it had a wonderful way

Disappointment was never a thing you looked for, but it had a wonderful way of clearing the mind.
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A junkie spends half his life waiting.

A junkie spends half his life waiting.
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She lay outside in the courtyard, staring up at the raindrops… feeling them

She lay outside in the courtyard, staring up at the raindrops… feeling them hit her body… trying to guess where one would land next. The nuns called again, threatening that pneumonia might make an insufferably headstrong child a lot less curious about nat
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It was never just about the money.

It was never just about the money.
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Joy is thankfulness, and when we are joyful, that is the best expression of

Joy is thankfulness, and when we are joyful, that is the best expression of thanks we can offer the Lord, Who delivers us from sorrow and sin.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I mean, that was the code, wasn’t it? Single girls and taken guys weren’t a

I mean, that was the code, wasn’t it? Single girls and taken guys weren’t allowed to be friends. The leash always got in the way.
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I'm choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I'm making space for th

I'm choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I'm making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

There's no one to mourn for a life that love stole.

There's no one to mourn for a life that love stole.
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A gentle Quaker hearing a strange noise in his house one night got up and

A gentle Quaker hearing a strange noise in his house one night got up and discovered a burglar busily at work. He went and got his gun came back and stood quietly in the doorway. 'Friend ' he said 'I would do thee no harm for the world but thou stand
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It is interesting to wonder whether taxonomists of the future may regret th

It is interesting to wonder whether taxonomists of the future may regret the way our generation messed around with genomes.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

This life is the only opportunity we will have to worship God in the midst

This life is the only opportunity we will have to worship God in the midst of trials and tests. Heaven will be perfect.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago