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As a kid, I did want to be an old-timer, since they were the ones with the big stories and the cool clothes. I wanted to go there. Now, I guess I want to bring that with me and go back in time.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Knowing this secret, being the only one chosen to know, makes me feel impor

Knowing this secret, being the only one chosen to know, makes me feel important in a way. But it’s a negative importance, it’s the importance of a blank sheet of paper. I can know because I don’t count. I feel singled out, but also bereft.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are

If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

He follows me down, catching his weight on either side of my head so he can

He follows me down, catching his weight on either side of my head so he can leer his face into mine, coiling muscles and immobility at me, “I want you to lay into me. Fight me.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We try to befit after we fall, we outsmart after we are fooled, we overcome

We try to befit after we fall, we outsmart after we are fooled, we overcome after we are dropped, we go the extremes only after we experience the extremes.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Nobody believes that the man who says, 'Look, lady, you wanted equality,' t

Nobody believes that the man who says, 'Look, lady, you wanted equality,' to explain why he won't give up his seat to a pregnant woman carrying three grocery bags, a briefcase, and a toddler is seized with the symbolism of idealism.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

May the grace of God keep you strong through every difficulty.

May the grace of God keep you strong through every difficulty.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

In this universe there are no time machines or keys that can turn hearts ba

In this universe there are no time machines or keys that can turn hearts back around.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We do not understand that we are literally able to live and enjoy life only

We do not understand that we are literally able to live and enjoy life only because of other people and things. If one really understands this truth, he cannot help but become humble and appreciate others.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Our identity should be about what sphere of life we ought to bring to light

Our identity should be about what sphere of life we ought to bring to light as Christians
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I have two great duties in each day: firstly, to identify why I woke up and

I have two great duties in each day: firstly, to identify why I woke up and secondly to be convinced of why I must retire for the day
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The expression 'three is a crowd' holds true for both romance and politics.

The expression 'three is a crowd' holds true for both romance and politics. A three-way race is a disaster, because it splits the ballots, making it almost impossible to gain a majority of the votes. It usually results in a runoff.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago