Tag Archives: love

And Smiled

“You could be intimidated by him, his height and thinness and black-clad persona and sunglasses, but if he pushed his sunglasses onto the bridge of his nose, you saw his turquoise eyes, and when he looked at you and smiled, it was like, ‘Oh my God, the sun came out!’” ~Paulina Porizkova, about her late …

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Temples

“Better than material gifts offered in stone-made temples, churches and mosques, God loves the gifts of love, peace, and devotion offered in the temple of one’s own heart or through the temples of the hearts of others.”  ~Paramahansa Yogananda

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First

“He saw her before he saw anything else in the room.”   ~Francis Scott Fitzgerald, One Interne (1932)

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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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