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Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.

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It's difficult. I take a low dose of lithium nightly. I take an antidepress

It's difficult. I take a low dose of lithium nightly. I take an antidepressant for my darkness because prayer isn't enough. My therapist hears confession twice a month, my shrink delivers the host, and I can stand in the woods and see the world spark.
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Speaking less and doing more says more.

Speaking less and doing more says more.
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When you're all dressed up and no place to go.

When you're all dressed up and no place to go.
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You are the writer of your life story

You are the writer of your life story
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I felt a pull toward her even before I actually spotted her in her car and

I felt a pull toward her even before I actually spotted her in her car and I’m glad I didn’t resist.
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A writing cook and a cooking writer must be bold at the desk as well as the

A writing cook and a cooking writer must be bold at the desk as well as the stove.
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Oft when the white still dawn lifted the skies and pushed the hills apart

Oft when the white still dawn lifted the skies and pushed the hills apart I have felt it like a glory in my heart.
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At Dachau. We had a wonderful pool for the garrison children. It was even h

At Dachau. We had a wonderful pool for the garrison children. It was even heated. But that was before we were transferred. Dachau was ever so much nicer than Auschwitz. But then, it was in the Reich. See my trophies there. The one in the middle, the big o
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Inside the car Colin was getting thrashed about. Colin was crying out in pa

Inside the car Colin was getting thrashed about. Colin was crying out in pain as he could feel his bones breaking deep within his body. Colin’s SUV was rolling over and over and over endlessly.
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Going around in life using German, which Margaret had learned only a few ye

Going around in life using German, which Margaret had learned only a few years before, was like walking around in high heels--although it drove up the aesthetic rush of going out on the town, it was dreadfully uncomfortable after a while, and there were c
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My mother believed in all superstitions, plus she made some up.

My mother believed in all superstitions, plus she made some up.
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Freedom, joy or bliss doesn't come from the situation that we think we shou

Freedom, joy or bliss doesn't come from the situation that we think we should be, but it derives from the one that we are already in.
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