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Maybe it was inertia -or worse, fear- that was keeping me in the same place

Maybe it was inertia -or worse, fear- that was keeping me in the same place.
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It’s kind of sad, if you think about it. Like there’s no continuity in peop

It’s kind of sad, if you think about it. Like there’s no continuity in people at all. Like something ruptures when you hit twelve, or thirteen, or whatever the age is when you’re no longer a kid but a “young adult,” and after that you’re a totally differe
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If this had been a public-school locker room, there would have been some gr

If this had been a public-school locker room, there would have been some gray jumbo-sized garbage cans nearby, and I probably could've taken care of cleanup by myself. But apparently the girls of St. Andrew's don't throw anything away, because all they ha
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She is one of my best friends. Why I've known her ever since we were the s

She is one of my best friends. Why I've known her ever since we were the same age.
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My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man. He was a baker.
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The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are cont

The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.
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Good… Bad? I’m not here to judge where you’re at or where you’ve been. I’m

Good… Bad? I’m not here to judge where you’re at or where you’ve been. I’m simply here to encourage you in where you would like to go. You have the map; I’ll shine the light on it so you can better read it. And eventually, the sun will rise again in your
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Love is more than flirty feelings and fun dates. It's about what lives unde

Love is more than flirty feelings and fun dates. It's about what lives underneath the surface. The commitment you keep even when life gets hard and all the fuzzy feelings fade.
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Not making a decision means forgoing an opportunity.

Not making a decision means forgoing an opportunity.
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Did you slip in some cheese? Did it make you hate cheese, which you had pre

Did you slip in some cheese? Did it make you hate cheese, which you had previously loved? Why not sue a cheese-maker? Sue him for all the cheese he's got, drive him out of the cheese-making business!Did you burn your face with an iron? Why not sue Prometh
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this was a moment of magic revealing to us all, for a few moments, a hidden

this was a moment of magic revealing to us all, for a few moments, a hidden world of grace and wonder beyond the one of which our eyes told us, a world that no words could delineate, as insubstanttial as a cloud, as iridescent as a dragon-fly and as innoc
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Religion without reason is merely an illusion of religion – it is a mockery

Religion without reason is merely an illusion of religion – it is a mockery of religion, like it has become today.
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