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I don't have very sophisticated taste in music. I listen to a lot of folk music. I like reggae.


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After a while the middle-aged person who lives in her head begins to talk to her soul, the kid.
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I wish grace and healing were more abracadabra kind of things. Also, that delicate silver bells woul...
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Writing and reading decrease our sense of isolation. They deepen and widen and expand our sense of l...
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Toni Morrison said, "The function of freedom is to free someone else," and if you are no longer wrac...
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[S]he believed that the Buddhists were right–that if you want, you will suffer; if you love, you w...
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Laughter is carbonated holiness.
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It's good to do uncomfortable things. It's weight training for life.
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Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there s...
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I quit my last real job, as a writer at a magazine, when I was twenty-one. That was the moment when ...
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You don't always have to chop with the sword of truth. You can point with it too.
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I've known for years that resentments don't hurt the person we resent, but they do hurt us.
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E.L. Doctorow said once said that 'Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can see only ...
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I happen to be a Christian, but I know that there is one God. People worshipping goodness and love a...
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I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist u...
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We must not inflict life on children who will be resented; we must not inflict unwanted children on ...
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Sometimes I think God loves the ones who most desperately ache and are most desperately lost - his o...
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We can't understand when we're pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it...
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Every woman's path is difficult, and many mothers were as equipped to raise children as wire mon...
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Most marriages are a mess, and the children get caught between two bitter, antagonistic parents. My ...
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Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report wri...
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My mother was a not-too-devoted atheist. She went to Episcopal church on Christmas Eve every year, a...
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My mother's eyes were large and brown, like my son's, but unlike Sam's, they were always...
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I'm drawn to almost any piece of writing with the words 'divine love' and 'impeachme...
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I think Jesus is divine love manifest on Earth, as it comes through the community of Christians.
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The Giants are usually described as rag tag, kind of a great garage sale team, and the Democrats are...
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All the older people who are thriving have stayed physically active — there are exceptions, and ev...
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I think joy and sweetness and affection are a spiritual path. We're here to know God, to love and se...
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For some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth. What a miracle it is that o...
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These are the words I want on my gravestone: that I was a helper, and that I danced."

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Why couldn't Jesus command us to obsess over everything, to try to control and manipulate people, to...
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Rest and laughter are the most spiritual and subversive acts of all. Laugh, rest, slow down.
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Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. You're done. It doesn't necessar...
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This is the most profound spiritual truth I know: that even when we're most sure that love can't con...
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When you make friends with fear, it can’t rule you.
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I don’t know why life isn’t constructed to be seamless and safe, why we make such glaring mistak...
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The thing about light is that it really isn’t yours; it’s what you gather and shine back. And it...
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... one of the immutable laws of being human is that the people who show up are the right people. [p...
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What you're looking for is already inside you. You've heard this before, but the holy thing inside y...
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If you haven't already, you will lose someone you can't live without, and your heart will be badly b...
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You want to protect your child from pain, and what you get instead is life, and grace; and though th...
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I realized I was going to get through this disappointing service, and anyway, you have to be somewhe...
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I liked those ladies! They were helpers, and they danced.' These are the words I want on my gravesto...
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One secret of life is that the reason life works at all is that not everyone in your tribe is nuts o...
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... the reason life works at all is that not everyone in your tribe is nuts on the same day. [pp. 65...
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