Factober

As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans, and have been clear - we will work together, stand together with the Administration, but we will also question their policies when they shortchange veterans and military retirees.

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Consider the fact that maybe…just maybe…beauty and worth aren’t found in a

Consider the fact that maybe…just maybe…beauty and worth aren’t found in a makeup bottle, or a salon-fresh hairstyle, or a fabulous outfit. Maybe our sparkle comes from somewhere deeper inside, somewhere so pure and authentic and REAL, it doesn’t need glo
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Apparently, before we are born, each of us experiences a vision of what our

Apparently, before we are born, each of us experiences a vision of what our life can be, complete with reflections on our parents and our tendencies to engage in particular control dramas, even how we might work through these dramas with these parents and
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In sickness and in sickness. That is what I wish for you. Don't seek or exp

In sickness and in sickness. That is what I wish for you. Don't seek or expect miracles. There are no miracles. Not anymore. And there are no cures for the hurt that hurts most. There is only the medicine of believing each other's pain, and being present
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Let go of what was and embrace what to be.

Let go of what was and embrace what to be.
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I have lived most of my life in soldiers’ camps. I know what they saw. I kn

I have lived most of my life in soldiers’ camps. I know what they saw. I know how they think. Their confidence sours as sudden as curdled milk.
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In the ancient recipe the three antidotes for dullness or boredom are slee

In the ancient recipe the three antidotes for dullness or boredom are sleep drink and travel. It is rather feeble. From sleep you wake up from drink you become sober and from travel you come home again. And then where are you? No the two sovereign r
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She handed him a glass of water and two Aleve gelcaps. “They’re anti-inflam

She handed him a glass of water and two Aleve gelcaps. “They’re anti-inflammatories. They will dull the pain a little bit and keep down swelling and redness. Swallow the pills, don’t chew.”“Well, I thought I’d stick them into my nose and impersonate a wal
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I was vaguely aware that same of those around me thought that this pairing

I was vaguely aware that same of those around me thought that this pairing of explorations was contradictory and I was headed over a cliff, but I found it difficult to imagine that there could be a real conflict between scientific truth and spiritual trut
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Painting, by its nature, cannot provide an object of simultaneous collectiv

Painting, by its nature, cannot provide an object of simultaneous collective reception... as film is able to do today... And while efforts have been made to present paintings to the masses in galleries and salons, this mode of reception gives the masses n
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Destiny is like a book. It needs manufacturing, the pulp process, the glue

Destiny is like a book. It needs manufacturing, the pulp process, the glue fixed tightly--and it requires a binding, to hold it together, lest it fall apart.
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I pity the people who don't like to read, because then they spend their who

I pity the people who don't like to read, because then they spend their whole lives stuck in this one world and dont get to discover any others.
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What could you do, when what threatened the ones you loved was something el

What could you do, when what threatened the ones you loved was something else you loved just as much?
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