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Brushed My Hair Back

In this excerpt from Wunnerful, Wunnerful! the Autobiography of Lawrence Welk, © 1971, he talks about how hard it was for him to express his emotions verbally: I had always thought my mother was beautiful, but she looked especially so to me as she held (my newborn daughter) Shirley for the first time. She settled …

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Soulmates

  John Lydon/Johnny Rotten and Nora Forster have been married for forty years now (via): “Now there’s a saucy girl.  It’s love, you know. I’ve always loved that woman. And she knows it. When we met we didn’t expect to get on. We’d both been told the other was a bad ‘un. But blimey. Sparks …

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May You Be Blessed

“May you be blessed with all these things: A little more joy, a little less stress, a lot more understanding of your wonderfulness. Abundance in your life, blessings in your days, dreams that come true, and hopes that stay. A rainbow on the horizon, an angel by your side, and everything that could ever bring …

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128

Sonnet 128 William Shakespeare How oft, when thou, my music, music play’st, Upon that blessed wood whose motion sounds With thy sweet fingers, when thou gently sway’st The wiry concord that mine ear confounds, Do I envy those jacks that nimble leap To kiss the tender inward of thy hand, Whilst my poor lips, which …

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Plenteous

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.”  ~Calvin Coolidge

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As Good

“Don’t treat people as bad as they are, treat them as good as you are.” ~Ralph Smart

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She laughed

“She laughed at my jokes.”  ~A.A. Milne, on what first attracted him to his wife Dorothy

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The Empathy Circuit

via JoshKornbluth.com.

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Weak?

From Poems From the Sanskrit , translated by John Brough ©1977: No, but look here now, this is just absurd, The way our famous poets talk of girls As weak and winsome. Weak? Is this a word To use of those who, with a shake of curls And with the triumph of a modest glance, …

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One

Today at the used book store I bought a brittle, yellowed, paperback copy of Poems From the Sanskrit , translated by John Brough, ©1977.  It’s a collection of secular poems from India, all written between the fourth and tenth century A.D. The one below is, unfortunately, anonymous, but it’s the one that caught my eye …

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I refuse

I have a friend who’s a disc jockey on a Christian radio station, so I tune in every now and then just out of politeness. It’s not really my thing.  Too many songs try to cram an inspirational message into a tune that just doesn’t fit it, and you hear the phrase “blood of the …

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Love Is

Corinthians 13:4-7: Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always …

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