Factober

Women have very little idea of how much men hate them.

Posted 4 months ago

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A blessed deed is saying hello with a smile to someone you meet on the stre

A blessed deed is saying hello with a smile to someone you meet on the street, in the shop, in the bus, in the office, in the church, in the holy places, in the mosque, at the park, at the school, at the university…..’ This is the greatest action of belon
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You can't speak life to others if you don't know how to speak life to yours

You can't speak life to others if you don't know how to speak life to yourself. Dead leaves can't breathe.
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With apologies to Judy Garland and Cole Porter, all the world does NOT love

With apologies to Judy Garland and Cole Porter, all the world does NOT love a clown. John Wayne Gacy might have been the final nail in the coffin in terms of anyone associating clowns with funny (if a bunch of clowns die, do they all fit into one coffin?)
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I ruthlessly expend my time and my energies seeking many random things, non

I ruthlessly expend my time and my energies seeking many random things, none of which will bless me in the way that I suppose they will, for despite my frequently stubborn resistance to the thought, the single and sole blessing that I can be utterly confi
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'Lord of the Rings' was my jam. I was so depressed when I realized that I c

'Lord of the Rings' was my jam. I was so depressed when I realized that I couldn't live in Middle-earth. And I was so sad when I was eleven and didn't get a letter from Hogwarts saying that I was going to be a wizard!
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I'd rather dig my own grave than rot in the sun.

I'd rather dig my own grave than rot in the sun.
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I write, as far as I can tell, because writing is a black sheep sibling of

I write, as far as I can tell, because writing is a black sheep sibling of prayer, an urgent struggle against a bad connection, intent, hopeful, innocent, never quite good enough.
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There was Babylon and Nineveh; they were built of brick. Athens was gold ma

There was Babylon and Nineveh; they were built of brick. Athens was gold marble columns. Rome was held up on broad arches of rubble. In Constantinople the minarets flame like great candles round the Golden Horn… Steel, glass, tile, concrete will be the ma
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To disrespect a person made in the image and likeness of God is a lot worse

To disrespect a person made in the image and likeness of God is a lot worse than desecrating a flag. We should be offended and repulsed in the same way when God's image bearers are desecrated – abused, beaten, neglected, discriminated against, and not lov
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To mourn is to touch directly the substance of divine compassion.

To mourn is to touch directly the substance of divine compassion.
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Anytime you feel like you don't have any work to do, just look around. Look

Anytime you feel like you don't have any work to do, just look around. Look for what God had started doing and ask for his permission to assist him in doing it.
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He's just... mean. Or gay.No, he's not gay. I asked...Mean it is, then.

He's just... mean. Or gay.No, he's not gay. I asked...Mean it is, then.
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