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In Uncategorized on February 15, 2012 at 8:17 pm

In Uncategorized on February 15, 2012 at 8:16 pm

Amazing

In Uncategorized on February 15, 2012 at 8:12 pm

In Uncategorized on February 15, 2012 at 9:21 am

In Uncategorized on February 15, 2012 at 9:14 am

Women of Spirit and Light

Kahlil (Khalil) Gibran On Children from The Prophet

Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you,
And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.
You may give them your love but not your thoughts,
For they have their own thoughts.
You may house their bodies but not their souls,
For their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow,
which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.
You may strive to be like them,
but seek not to make them like you.
For life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday.
You are the bows from which your children
as living arrows are sent forth.
The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite,
and He bends you with His might
that His arrows may go swift…

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In Uncategorized on February 15, 2012 at 9:13 am

In Uncategorized on February 15, 2012 at 9:10 am

Looking for Pemberley

For the Love of Stories

I have been really fascinated lately (and pretty much for life, actually), with the concept of stories, their impact on us when we read or hear or tell or write them, their importance for history and culture, and how they function on large and small scales.  As I say in our “About” page, stories are all around us, and they constantly inspire me.

Recently, a high school student I was tutoring asked me why people even began to write in the first place, or how did writing even become a “thing,” as he put it. I told him that I had some ideas, but didn’t know for sure, and we spent a few minutes brainstorming on the board. Some of his answers included “bad memory,” “art,” “religion,” “accident,” “fun,” and “boredom.” I was highly amused by his list, and a favorite of ours…

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Happy Valentine’s Day Quotes

In Love on February 15, 2012 at 8:45 am

Happy Valentine’s Day Quotes

Kindness in words creates confidence, Kindness in thinking creates profoundness, Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao Tsu
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