Factober

According to my parents, I just started drumming when I was two. I traveled with them from five to seven on the road, playing percussion. Between 8 and 12, my dad sort of prepared me by teaching me every aspect of road life.

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A life of service is a life well and greatly lived.

A life of service is a life well and greatly lived.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

A succubus on the set. Strike that, the health-conscious kid sister made it

A succubus on the set. Strike that, the health-conscious kid sister made it two… succubuses. Succubusees? Succubi? Stupid Latin correspondence course.
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We always vilify what we don't understand.

We always vilify what we don't understand.
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My mom was a model, so she's been really good about giving me tips on how t

My mom was a model, so she's been really good about giving me tips on how to navigate behind the scenes - like the importance of being nice to everyone on set and remembering people's names, to how to be a positive part of the photo shoot and stuff like t
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It is hard to adapt to chaos, but it can be done. I am living proof of that

It is hard to adapt to chaos, but it can be done. I am living proof of that: It can be done
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We can learn from history, but we can also deceive ourselves when we select

We can learn from history, but we can also deceive ourselves when we selectively take evidence from the past to justify what we have already made up our minds to do.
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Work is part of school.

Work is part of school.
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Sometimes I wanted to go to sleep and not wake up. I’d lie awake in bed, wo

Sometimes I wanted to go to sleep and not wake up. I’d lie awake in bed, wondering, wishing, hoping that I’d close my eyes and then I just … wouldn’t open them ever again.
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How can you be so accepting? How is it that you are not screaming with frus

How can you be so accepting? How is it that you are not screaming with frustration?""I've been spending more time in prayer. I am learning that obedience to God means that you do not put your eyes on your longings, but instead, you simply place one foot a
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Mary was the darkness to my monster. The blood to my blade.

Mary was the darkness to my monster. The blood to my blade.
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They stole from rich merchants and temples and kings. They didn't steal fro

They stole from rich merchants and temples and kings. They didn't steal from poor people; this was not because there was anything virtuous about poor people, it was simply because poor people had no money.
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A little more and I would have fallen into the mirror trap. I avoided it, b

A little more and I would have fallen into the mirror trap. I avoided it, but only to fall into the window trap: with nothing to do, my arms dangling, I go over to the window.
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