Living for the Weekend

  • Living For The Weekend

    “I love you because the earth turns round the sun; because the north wind blows north sometimes. I love you because the Pope is Catholic and most Rabbis Jewish; because winters flow into spring and the air clears after a storm; because only my love for you despite the charms of gravity keeps me ...

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    “Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling  safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a ...

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    Men and women in my lifetime have died fighting for the right to vote; people like James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, who were murdered while registering Black voters in Mississippi in 1964, and Viola Liuzzo, who was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in 1965 during the Selma march ...

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    “A fire-mist and a planet, a crystal and a cell, a jelly-fish and a saurian, and caves where the cave-men dwell; then a sense of law and beauty and a face turned from the clod, some call it evolution, and others call it God. A haze on the far horizon, the infinite, tender sky, the […]

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    “It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.”  Khalil Gibran  “…It’s got the best food. It’s ...

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  • Living For The Weekend

    “I am standing by the seashore. A ship at my side spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength, and I stand and watch until at last she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where the sun and sky […]

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  • Living For the Weekend

    “Who made the mountains, who made the trees who made the rivers flow to the sea and who sends the rain when the earth is dry somebody bigger than you and I. Who made the flowers to bloom in the spring who made the song for the robins to sing and who hung the moon […]

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  • Living For the Weekend

    “I know the beds are rumpled still and dishes fill the sink, but for this moment, they’ll remain…for now I must just think. This quiet time of solitude, I need it now and then, or else, as busy days fly by, the true life…it will end. T’was only for a moment that I took the […]

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    “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were: […]

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    “I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good things, therefore, that I can do, any good kindness that I can show a fellow being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” Stephen Grellett Proverbs 16:31“The silver-haired ...

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  • Living For the Weekend

    “Shall I compare you to a summer’s day? You are more lovely and more moderate: Harsh winds disturb the delicate buds of May, and summer doesn’t last long enough. Sometimes the sun is too hot, and its golden face is often dimmed by clouds. All beautiful things eventually become less beautiful, ...

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  • Living For The Weekend

    “Never said there wouldn’t be trials, never said I wouldn’t fall, never said that everything would go the way I want it to go; but when my back is against the wall and I feel all hope is gone, I’ll just lift my head up to the sky and say help me to be strong. I […]

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