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As a child, I had a teacher who told me, 'Look, Anne, one person can't make a difference.'

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Striking a balance in life is tough, but trying to strike balance and remai

Striking a balance in life is tough, but trying to strike balance and remain fair in the face of imbalance and oppression is even tougher.
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Being a single parent on a part-time basis is tricky to navigate. That is w

Being a single parent on a part-time basis is tricky to navigate. That is what a racing widow has to do.
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You can’t take care of anyone else unless you first take care of yourself.

You can’t take care of anyone else unless you first take care of yourself.
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Love, I thought to myself abstractedly. Not 'This is love' or 'Is this love

Love, I thought to myself abstractedly. Not 'This is love' or 'Is this love?' Not a sentence, not a certainty, not a thought with moving parts or direction. Just love, all of it, as it is. Whether it's enough or not. Wthether it's real or we're making it
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The Apollo pictures of the whole Earth conveyed to multitudes something wel

The Apollo pictures of the whole Earth conveyed to multitudes something well known to astronomers: On the scale of the worlds - to say nothing of stars or galaxies - humans are inconsequential, a thin film of life on an obscure and solitary lump of rock a
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Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience.

Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience.
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There are two ways to taste things in life: the sweet way and the bitter wa

There are two ways to taste things in life: the sweet way and the bitter way.
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You were chasing stones forever, forgetting the diamond within you

You were chasing stones forever, forgetting the diamond within you
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It would be better alone, anything is better alone but I don't think I can

It would be better alone, anything is better alone but I don't think I can handle it alone.
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The actions that we take on the counterterrorism front, again, are to take

The actions that we take on the counterterrorism front, again, are to take actions against individuals where we believe that the intelligence base is so strong and the nature of the threat is so grave and serious, as well as imminent, that we have no reco
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As far as my experience of matrimony goes -- I think it tends to draw you o

As far as my experience of matrimony goes -- I think it tends to draw you out of, and away from yourself.
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Conversion of our views of self in light of God is continual. We daily have

Conversion of our views of self in light of God is continual. We daily have to take the time to notice and trust in who he is in order to understand who we are. The book of Romans assures us that God's Spirit will fill each moment of our lives if we notic
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