rivercrow on April 24th, 2007

The whole world knows this one, but it bears repeating. Love is patient; love is kind and envies no one. Love is never boastful, nor conceited, nor rude; never selfish, not quick to take offense. There is nothing love cannot face; there is no limit to its faith, its hope, and endurance. In a word, […]

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rivercrow on April 23rd, 2007

I hate introducing myself. That’s my biggest gripe against social meetings, online and in person. I never know what to say. It’s easier just to get people to talk about themselves and chime in when there’s a lull. Or, I know what I want to say, but I know it will take too long.

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rivercrow on April 23rd, 2007

Realizing your own mortality is a life-changing event. For a long time you may burble happily along, vaguely aware that there’s a finite end someplace then–WHAM–you collide with the reality of the thing. How you respond to it depends on where you are with your life. I didn’t respond gracefully; I think I did a […]

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rivercrow on April 16th, 2007

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. – Barbara De Angelis Although I’ve read sentiments like this before, this quote really startled me today. Anger and associated emotions have drained away from me the last few weeks, almost like a bloodletting […]

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rivercrow on March 30th, 2007

When I was young, I had imaginary friends. Not too unusual, especially for an imaginative kid raised in the sticks. So I read the headline “Half of adult Brits have imaginary friends” with a great deal of interest. The article is actually about how many people have friends they’ve met over the Internet but whom […]

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