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Water never stops moving. Rain falls, and runs down a mountain into a river. The river finds its way to the ocean. It evaporates, like a soul, into the clouds. And then, like everything else, it starts all over again.


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We'd sit with a big bowl of popcorn, wrapped together in a queen-size blanket, and would escape to a...
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Just so you know, when they say "once upon a time"....they're lying. It's not once upon a time. Its ...
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Stars are fires that burn for thousands of years. Some of them burn slow and long, like red dwarfs. ...
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The thing that most people didn't understand...was that a rape victim and a victim of a fatal accide...
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It was so damn hard to find love in this world, to locate someone who could make you feel that there...
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Being adopted felt like reading a book that had the first chapter ripped out. You might be enjoying ...
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Even if we have grown so far apart that we don't recognize each other when we pass, we have this lif...
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Sometimes there aren't words. The silence between us is flung wide as an ocean. But I manage to reac...
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A lie took two parties - the weaver of the tale and the sucker who so badly wanted to believe it.
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Do you know what it's like to give your whole self to a person, and your whole heart to boot, until ...
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I didn't think i could possibly love another baby as much as I loved the one I'd already had," I con...
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if there isn’t a them, there can’t be an us.
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The apple . . . came before Adam and Eve in the story of creation. It had to have been there at leas...
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I have a sister, so I know-that relationship, it's all about fairness: you want your sibling to have...
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Do you know how sometimes - when you are riding your bike and you start skidding across sand, or whe...
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It was one thing to make a mistake; it was another thing to keep making it. I knew what happened whe...
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I shouldn't have eavesdropped, but sometimes, that's the only way to find out the truth.
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You don't love someone because they're perfect," she says. "You love them in spite of the fact that ...
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Gay teenagers are four times as likely to attempt suicide as straight ones. I wish they knew that th...
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It's never the differences between people that surprise us. It's the things that, against all odds, ...
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You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank p...
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You’ll tell yourself anything you have to, to pretend that you’re still the one in control.
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The first question she was asked was What do you do? as if that were enough to define you. Nobody ev...
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Envy, after all, comes from wanting something that isn't yours. But grief comes from losing somethin...
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They're fake bullets, so why do I feel like Im bleeding out?
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What I really want to tell him is to pick up that baby of his and hold her tight, to set the moon on...
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There is a reason the word belonging has a synonym for want at its center; it is the human condition...
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Love is not an equation, it is not a contract, and it is not a happy ending. Love is the slate under...
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...People do belong to each other. Once you make a sacrifice for someone, you own part of his or her...
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words are like nets - we hope they'll cover what we mean, but we know they can't possibly hold that ...
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I feel I'm able to get rid of any demons lurking in my psyche through my writing, which leaves m...
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Parenting is really just a matter of tracking, of hoping your kids do not get so far ahead you can n...
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I would have given anything to keep her little. They outgrow us so much faster than we outgrow them....
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I became a firefighter because I wanted to save people. But I should have been more specific. I shou...
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I know what it's like to start something and have it suddenly grow out of control. And you want to g...
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But love wasn't about sacrifice, and it wasn't about falling short of someone's expectations. By def...
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Maybe you had to leave in order to really miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how be...
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Edward: You know what the difference is between a dream and a goal? he used to say to me. A plan.
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Life is not a plot; it's in the details.
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Annie turned away, her eyes glittering. 'Here's what no one tells you,' she said. 'When you deliver ...
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No, honestly, my mouth shouldn't be able to function unless my brain's engaged.
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The hardest part about being back in the human world was relearning emotion. Everything a wolf does ...
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You figured that the only way I'd be happy is if I did the things you thought would be best for me.
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I don't know whether you can look at your past and find, woven like the hidden symbols on a treasure...
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A photo says, you were happy, and I wanted to catch that. A photo says, you were so important to me ...
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I always wondered why God was supposed to be a father," she whispers. Fathers always want you to mea...
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When you love someone, you say their name different. Like it's safe inside your mouth.
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When I was little I bragged about my firefighting father: my father would go to heaven, because if h...
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I ...understand how a parent might hit a child- it's because you can look into their eyes and see a ...
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Nobody wants to admit to this, but bad things will keep on happening. Maybe that's beause it's all a...
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You know how sometimes, your life is so perfect you’re afraid for the next moment, because it coul...
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