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The worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from bein

The worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood. It can make people lose their grasp on reality.
Posted 4 months ago

In my community, mental health isn't taken seriously enough. Therapy is rep

In my community, mental health isn't taken seriously enough. Therapy is replaced by prayer. Tears are a sign of weakness. When you are different, you are told to change. And really, what does that do? It isolates desperate, vulnerable people and creates v
Posted 4 months ago

If you look at any leaf on any tree branch, it's similar to but not exactly

If you look at any leaf on any tree branch, it's similar to but not exactly a repetition of the previous branch. So the new science of complexity or showing how an architecture can be produced just as quickly, cheaply and efficiently by using computer pro
Posted 4 months ago

You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone s

You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness.
Posted 4 months ago

I’ve read about this in books, imagined it in my mind countless times since

I’ve read about this in books, imagined it in my mind countless times since I’ve been here, but to actually witness it is something entirely different. I thought I was prepared, but nothing—no amount of book learning or supposed life experience or bravado
Posted 4 months ago

I would describe the distinction between city and landscape like this: citi

I would describe the distinction between city and landscape like this: cities tend to excite and agitate me; they make me feel big or small, self-confident, proud, curious, excited, tense, annoyed... or they intimidate me. But the landscape, if I give it
Posted 4 months ago

Nate came back into the kitchen, his hair slightly messy from having had th

Nate came back into the kitchen, his hair slightly messy from having had the beanie on. The gray thermal Henley he wore gave him a rugged, all-man look that made her heart skip a couple beats. For someone who was the opposite of her type, he sure was hard
Posted 4 months ago

God saved us so that we could become servants of his will and dedicate ours

God saved us so that we could become servants of his will and dedicate ourselves to what he wants us to do
Posted 4 months ago

Surrender isn’t a one-time event but a moment-by-moment choice.

Surrender isn’t a one-time event but a moment-by-moment choice.
Posted 4 months ago

A mouse does not rely on just one hole.

A mouse does not rely on just one hole.
Posted 4 months ago

Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought,Than fee the doctor for a nau

Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought,Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught.The wise, for cure, on exercise depend;God never made his work for man to mend.
Posted 4 months ago

So you're here by yourself?"“Yes."“Seems like an odd place to come by yours

So you're here by yourself?"“Yes."“Seems like an odd place to come by yourself."“I needed to get away."“Woman trouble? That's another of my father's expressions."“No, actually. I poisoned my neighbor's dogs."After a moment she said, “How drunk are you?"“Q
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