Factober

Anxiety and spiritual searching have been consistent themes with me, and that figures into my worldview. But I tend to make my songs sound like relationship songs.

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Why was it that women were expected to restrain our every passion for the s

Why was it that women were expected to restrain our every passion for the sake of propriety, but men couldn't do it even for the sake of the women they loved?
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They will stop calling brides beautiful after today—you have simply set the

They will stop calling brides beautiful after today—you have simply set the standard too high,' he said.
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Curiosity is my great vice. I fear you have seen through to the heart of me

Curiosity is my great vice. I fear you have seen through to the heart of me, and now seek to exploit my weakness
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No war is ever a war without the loss of a life of a solider

No war is ever a war without the loss of a life of a solider
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You can't go around building a better world for people. Only people can bui

You can't go around building a better world for people. Only people can build a better world for people. Otherwise it's just a cage.
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Realize your potential. Anyone that says one person can’t change the world

Realize your potential. Anyone that says one person can’t change the world is wrong. Your actions, thoughts, and words all ripple out into the world. One act of love can change someone’s life. One lifetime of love can change the world. When you realize al
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In the shop we buy and sell them, but in truth books have no owner. Every b

In the shop we buy and sell them, but in truth books have no owner. Every book you see here has been somebody’s best friend.
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There was another reason why I wasn't ready to tell you all this that night

There was another reason why I wasn't ready to tell you all this that night in the airport.""What other reason?""Guess what today is?""Um, Tuesday?""Even better. It comes around once every four years. Last day of February? Ringing any bells?" He let that
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May our hearts be filled with great love for one another.

May our hearts be filled with great love for one another.
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As I ponder my pilgrim’s progress to Orthodoxy, however, I realize that I d

As I ponder my pilgrim’s progress to Orthodoxy, however, I realize that I didn’t make the trip alone, but in a two-seater. And I wasn’t the one driving.
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Sometimes you will do good and not get an acknowledgement for it. Don't let

Sometimes you will do good and not get an acknowledgement for it. Don't let that dishearten you, the world is a better place with your good deeds.
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My eyes were stinging, my body shaking, and my heart seemed to be just achi

My eyes were stinging, my body shaking, and my heart seemed to be just aching deep in my chest. (...)I should have let myself smash down the rocks. It would have hurt a whole lot less
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