People are a lot.A heart full of loveCan be soured to indifferenceIn just a few minutesOf negative interactions with others.It is easy to strangle the flowOf your generosityBecause of someone’s lack of gratitude,To stop writing because some peopleYou desperately wanted to impressDid not find your words worthy,Altering your expectations of life itselfBecause of obnoxious people.So […]
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Require that actual living be done Before they are learned They cannot be learned in advance Or by proxy For the journey requires that we tread The path ourselves Barefoot In direct contact with things that can Delight us Hurt us Shock us Grip us by the throat For no one can walk our road […]
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Because no one wants to feel taken for granted. All the other stuff about how being grateful Is “smart” because it makes you feel better Or helps you see the world in a new light Should really be the secondary purpose of thanksgiving. Because, the essence of thanks Is seeing and acknowledging others For what […]
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Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” So God created mankind in his own […]
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Is love only for the lovely? For the ones who make us feel a certain way? Is love just a reward for good behavior? Is it a currency we can trade to get our own way? Is it still love If it must be earned? Is it still love if it costs you nothing? If […]
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