Factober

Shirtless, they’d stretch out in the long grass and take the healing brunt of a noontime sun that gave no clue of the thunderheads it already, in secret, had begun to breed.

Posted 4 months ago

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she hated everything her parents loved

she hated everything her parents loved
Posted 4 months ago

Don't be afraid," Elisha answered, "We have more on our side than they have

Don't be afraid," Elisha answered, "We have more on our side than they have on theirs." (2 Kings 6:15 GNT)
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Why spend a thought worrying when you can invest the same thought planning

Why spend a thought worrying when you can invest the same thought planning a prosperous future?
Posted 4 months ago

Baby, I could watch you watching paint dry, and I still wouldn’t be bored.”

Baby, I could watch you watching paint dry, and I still wouldn’t be bored.” Garrett Graham, my own personal sweet-talker.
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It's hard to know what's right in this life,' she said. 'We do what we can,

It's hard to know what's right in this life,' she said. 'We do what we can, but what we really need is mercy. Do you know who taught me that?' A grin. 'You.'"P459
Posted 4 months ago

...perhaps it wasn't a matter of strength so much as pliability, a willingn

...perhaps it wasn't a matter of strength so much as pliability, a willingness to let life become unpredictable and sometimes even unravel.
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You can do the required-work by grace.

You can do the required-work by grace.
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Maybe that is the greatest of wonders: that we can be shaped so much by tho

Maybe that is the greatest of wonders: that we can be shaped so much by those we've known closely, and equally by those we've never known at all - and that we too can change the world long after we've left it.
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Cynicism always comes clothed in "realism". The alternatives to begin with

Cynicism always comes clothed in "realism". The alternatives to begin with an act of imagination. Can we imagine another way?
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To succeed in your kingdom mission is to be consumed with the heartbeat of

To succeed in your kingdom mission is to be consumed with the heartbeat of God
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In this very special self-hypnotic state there can be no question of gettin

In this very special self-hypnotic state there can be no question of getting out of touch with on[e]self and floating into a normal sleep (unless you are very tired at the start)
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I cannot create greatness as I can only create weak facsimiles. And in sort

I cannot create greatness as I can only create weak facsimiles. And in sorting through the innumerable facsimiles around me, I will only happen upon true greatness when I happen upon the true God.
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