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An idea is only an idea until you breathe life into it.

An idea is only an idea until you breathe life into it.
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The moon will guide you through the night with her brightness, but she will

The moon will guide you through the night with her brightness, but she will always dwell in the darkness, in order to be seen.
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I tried desperately not to think about her eyes, about the way they lit up

I tried desperately not to think about her eyes, about the way they lit up when she saw me. Or her hands, the way she waved them in the air as she talked, as if she thought she could pull words out of the sky with her fingers. And her arms, wrapping aroun
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It’s not that we have to quit this life one day, it’s how many things we ha

It’s not that we have to quit this life one day, it’s how many things we have to quit all at once: holding hands, hotel rooms, music, the physics of falling leaves, vanilla and jasmine, poppies, smiling, anthills, the color of the sky, coffee and cashmere
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There is more to darkness than nightfall.

There is more to darkness than nightfall.
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His love for me seemed to overflow my limits by its flood of wealth and ser

His love for me seemed to overflow my limits by its flood of wealth and service. But my necessity was more for giving than foe receiving; for love is a vagabond, who can make his flowers bloom in the wayside dust, better than in the crystal jars kept in t
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How bad could things be if my hair was neat?

How bad could things be if my hair was neat?
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Awe combined with intimacy is the essence of Christian worship.

Awe combined with intimacy is the essence of Christian worship.
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It's not odd these days to hear politicians trumpeting their own authentici

It's not odd these days to hear politicians trumpeting their own authenticity, a claim that an earlier day would have considered self-cancelling. But when Michelle Bachman, Rick Perry, and Rick Santorum say "I'm authentic," they're not evoking the shade o
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In fairy tales the evil characters disappear or die, in reality, evil sprea

In fairy tales the evil characters disappear or die, in reality, evil spreads while you wait for your hero on a horse, only to realise the sword to save yourself was always in your hand...
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Two Homeless People In Love Are Happier Than A lonely Man Living Alone In H

Two Homeless People In Love Are Happier Than A lonely Man Living Alone In His Castle
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Life is, at times, tough...And all we need to do is to prove that we are to

Life is, at times, tough...And all we need to do is to prove that we are tougher than it...
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