Factober

Denial protected us, screening out certain experiences & feelings until we grew strong enough to relate to them...Yet it also dropped a curtain over our experience, obscuring it, leaving us with a sense of missing pieces. For instance, when we achieved something, we felt like an imposter. Or, though we had a relationship with a significant other, we often felt alone and unrelated to anyone.

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It is bodies that make us real. What is a soul without eyes to look through

It is bodies that make us real. What is a soul without eyes to look through or hands to hold?
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You don't mince words.""Just garlic.

You don't mince words.""Just garlic.
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When he talked his eyes went away from mine and then he forced himself to l

When he talked his eyes went away from mine and then he forced himself to look straight at me and he began to explain and I knew that he felt very strange with me and that he hated me, and it was funny sitting there and talking like that, knowing he hated
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Sorrow has rushed over the world like the waters of the Deluge, and it will

Sorrow has rushed over the world like the waters of the Deluge, and it will take time to recede. But already, there are small islands of - hope? Happiness? Something like them, at any rate.
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A man without decision can never be said to belong to himself he is as a w

A man without decision can never be said to belong to himself he is as a wave of the sea or a feather in the air which every breeze blows about.
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You're reading one of those books in which the author is in love with the r

You're reading one of those books in which the author is in love with the reader. My life.
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. . . parent could embarrass their kids during the teenage years, but only

. . . parent could embarrass their kids during the teenage years, but only a true virtuoso could embarrass them into their twenties and beyond.
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He felt that the stars had been pulverized by the sound of the black jets a

He felt that the stars had been pulverized by the sound of the black jets and that in the morning the earth would be covered with their dust like a strange snow.
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A shift is necessary toward lifestyles less geared to environmental damagin

A shift is necessary toward lifestyles less geared to environmental damaging consumption patterns.
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Research is to see what everybody has seen and to think what nobody else h

Research is to see what everybody has seen and to think what nobody else has thought.
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Let's face it there's lots of spoiled kids out there . . . because you can

Let's face it there's lots of spoiled kids out there . . . because you can't spank Grandma.
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God does watch over us and does notice us, but it usually through someone e

God does watch over us and does notice us, but it usually through someone else that he meets our needs.
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