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None of us had any idea of how successful Downton was going to be. I thought I was signing up for another period drama that had a slightly modern feel. It had a freedom about it because it was coming out of the head of Julian Fellowes. Anything could happen and generally did.

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Forethought we may have undoubtedly but not foresight.

Forethought we may have undoubtedly but not foresight.
Posted 4 months ago

Biblical heroes were regular people who had to learn the same things you an

Biblical heroes were regular people who had to learn the same things you and I have to learn–to drive out fear by increasing their knowledge of God, to shift their focus from their present fear to the eternal God, to replace what they didn’t know about th
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I personally don't think about jumping because things can't possibly get wo

I personally don't think about jumping because things can't possibly get worse... To the contrary, I contemplate it because I believe things probably will.
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Racism is not merely about individual chauvinism, prejudice, or bigotry. Ru

Racism is not merely about individual chauvinism, prejudice, or bigotry. Ruth Glimore reminds us that it is about the ways different groups are 'vulnerable to premature death,' whether at the hands of the state or structures that kill.
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Am I willing to go to Mars? Yes, but I'm not willing to spend nine months g

Am I willing to go to Mars? Yes, but I'm not willing to spend nine months getting there, then wait 18 more months until the planets align to come home.
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Put a thief among honest men and they will eventually relieve him of his wa

Put a thief among honest men and they will eventually relieve him of his watch.
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Sin is the transgression of the law, the death of Christ is the satisfactio

Sin is the transgression of the law, the death of Christ is the satisfaction of the law, justification is the verdict of the law, and sanctification is the believer's fulfillment of the law.
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When you are a pessimist and the bad thing happens, you live it twice," Amo

When you are a pessimist and the bad thing happens, you live it twice," Amos liked to say. "Once when you worry about it, and the second time when it happens.
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There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the

There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
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Amidst all the criticisms and prejudgement in life, we should strive to do

Amidst all the criticisms and prejudgement in life, we should strive to do good in return; however small, instead of just turning your back against the world.
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What's your name?""What?" I asked, squinting at the light."Your name." I re

What's your name?""What?" I asked, squinting at the light."Your name." I recognized Dr. Olendzki peering over me."You know my name.""I want you to tell me.""Rose. Rose Hathaway.""Do you know your birthday?""Of course I do. Why are you asking me such stupi
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I was caught up in the hysteria during the Vietnam era, which was brought a

I was caught up in the hysteria during the Vietnam era, which was brought about through Marxist propaganda underlying the so-called peace movement.
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