Factober

To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.

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But if the Bible is not everywhere literally true, which parts are divinely

But if the Bible is not everywhere literally true, which parts are divinely inspired and which are merely fallible and human? As soon as we admit that there are scriptural mistakes (or concessions to the ignorance of the times), then how can the Bible be
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Hers was an unconditional love– so long as you kept the food coming. Realiz

Hers was an unconditional love– so long as you kept the food coming. Realizing that what attracted her to me needn’t have been anything more complicated than my having a warm body to nestle in and plentiful food in her bowl, still I felt that she loved me
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I write more with the words I leave out.

I write more with the words I leave out.
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I understand what it is to go through emotional trauma and retreat and go i

I understand what it is to go through emotional trauma and retreat and go into the world of your imagination. I understand how art and music can be a place of safety in a world of reinvention.
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Happiness is the joy you feel striving toward your potential

Happiness is the joy you feel striving toward your potential
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Science is essentially an anarchic enterprise: theoretical anarchism is mor

Science is essentially an anarchic enterprise: theoretical anarchism is more humanitarian and more likely to encourage progress than its law-and-order alternatives.
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Meekness implies a spirit of gratitude as opposed to an attitude of self-su

Meekness implies a spirit of gratitude as opposed to an attitude of self-sufficiency, an acknowledgement of a greater power beyond oneself, a recognition of God, and an acceptance of his commandments.
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In this strife-torn valley, I have always been tormented by feelings of ind

In this strife-torn valley, I have always been tormented by feelings of indefinite and eternal uncertainty. "The Half Mother" is an outcome of those feelings.
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Don’t cluster too much plans to do within a relatively minimum time. As beg

Don’t cluster too much plans to do within a relatively minimum time. As beginner, you must not cut your coat according to your elder brother’s size. Know your limit.
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If I wasn't a professional scientist, I'd be an amateur scientist. But plan

If I wasn't a professional scientist, I'd be an amateur scientist. But plan B was to go into computers.
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But it's funny how the memory works and how sometimes we just belive whatev

But it's funny how the memory works and how sometimes we just belive whatever we want.
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Her eyes were a rich dark brown that were so deep, they reminded me of my s

Her eyes were a rich dark brown that were so deep, they reminded me of my sleepless nights, awake, staring into complete darkness. I felt compelled to look deeper, searching for something inside her, but her soul was covered and her eyes would not show me
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