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Elizabeth

When life hits, it hits. Typically when I write on this blog I am not very sentimental, or, personal for that matter. But this post is long overdue. I just need to get it out of my system. My blog … Continue reading

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That place where I live.

I have not been a prolific blogger as of late. The last time I made this sort of comment was back in April when I particularly distressed about a situation and was far too emotional to blog. It is now … Continue reading

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Patrick

“It doesn’t really matter whether you grip the arms of the dentist’s chair or let your hands lie in your lap. The drill drills on.” ― C.S Lewis I visited an elderly man in the hospital yesterday. His lips were … Continue reading

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Happy Thursday

Break, break, break, On thy cold gray stones, O Sea! And I would that my tongue could utter The thoughts that arise in me. O, well for the fisherman’s boy, That he shouts with his sister at play! O, well … Continue reading

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The Laundromat Diaries Pt. 6

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author. -G.K. Chesterton I spent four weeks away at camp this summer, which is part of the reason I have … Continue reading

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A real hero

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Burbank

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Books that moved me in 2011

*I realize I am bit late with this list. It was a draft for 5 months and I forgot to publish it until now.   1. Orthodoxy – G.K. Chesterton                     … Continue reading

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Sigur Rós – Varúð

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Art is good.

Art is hard.

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Fulfillment

“What do we enjoy imagining? What are our fondest dreams? We look to our idols to love us, to provide us with value and a sense of beauty, significance and worth…Idols give us a sense of being in control, and … Continue reading

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