The gift of words, the source of enjoyment, the source of delight that comes within and the unfading beauty and energy of words.
The world looks better when your belly is full, brighter and more hopeful. After
most of the portraits of Niyazov all over Turkmenistan showed him smiling, though he never looked less reliable, or less amused, than when he was smiling. His smile – and this may be true of all political leaders – was his most sinister feature.
I had shaved my beard for her-a huge disappointment, because I’d enjoyed my three weeks looking like a bank robber.
Will your dad freak if I kiss you good-bye?
You have to work at having quality in your church, because people that are influential in your city may be God’s instruments for resolving all kinds of problems that will most surely come up in the future.
Most of the contexts are life and death, by the way, and God is your only hope. Your ezer. If he is not there beside you . . . you are dead. A better translation therefore of ezer would be “lifesaver.
I Live in Poverty and That’s My Inspiration
The thing about monsters is, you want to kill them until you meet them, and when you meet them they don’t seem monstrous, and killing them begins to seem unkind.
Diversion is pernicious to depressives. Our lives are like waking dreams–correction, nightmares–where monsters chase us, never breaking off pursuit in order to rest or to eat or to look for easier prey. Diversion prevents us from confronting those monsters. If we never confront them, we have no hope of ever defeating them. Diversion does NOT work.