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Quotations: Part Eight

I’ve been sharing quotations on Facebook and recapping on this blog. These quotations typically come from my own reading/learning/listening and therefore have significant meaning in my life (or at least to a life I aspire to). . The sheer pleasure

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Naivety

Thank you naivety for failing me again. (Laura Marling)1 I grew up in a part of the city, and at a time, where “street smarts” were essential to survival, especially if you were a small kid with a smart mouth.

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What Do I Want?

“ANY CULTURE TELLS YOU HOW TO LIVE your one and only life: to wit, as everyone else does.”  — Annie Dillard1 “What Do I Want?” is not a conversation I could have had with myself as a child or even for

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“The Fool” and Social Media

The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the mind of fools. (Proverbs 15.7) The mind of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly. (15.14) Lately I’ve been thinking about our daughter

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Eight People I Would Like to Have Lunch With

Over the past several months, I’ve reflected on some of the people, currently alive, who have greatly influenced my life (outside of family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers). I’m talking about people, I don’t know, but I’ve invited into my life

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