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New Mexico is full of brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to service.
Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well.
The social sciences were for all those who had not yet decided what to do with their lives, and for all those whose premature frustrations led them into the sterile alleys of confrontation.
The writer must face the fact that ordinary lives are what most people live most of the time, and that the novel as a narration of the fantastic and the adventurous is really an escapist plot; that aesthetically, the ordinary, the banal, is what you must deal with.
The essential self is innocent, and when it tastes its own innocence knows that it lives for ever.
We’re past the age of heroes and hero kings… Most of our lives are basically mundane and dull, and it’s up to the writer to find ways to make them interesting.
Within a lot of African-American households, I think, there’s an idea that black men don’t want to take an active participation in the lives of their children. That if they do, there has to be some sort of ulterior motive.
Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives. I achieved my childhood dream of the sky.
If a thing moves, it lives.
I think people want very much to simplify their lives enough so that they can control the things that make it possible to sleep at night.
We may not ever fully understand why God allows the suffering that devastates our lives. We may not ever find the right answers to how we’ll dig ourselves out.
Indeed, there is nothing like suffering to remind us how much we need God. What good news that His purpose and plan for our lives moves in a different direction from ours!
God loves us too much to leave us in the hell of unhappiness that comes from trying to do his job. Into the slavish misery of our ladder-defined lives, God condescends.
The required cheerfulness that characterizes many of our churches produces a suffocating environment of pat, religious answers to the painful, complex questions that riddle the lives of hurting people.
Once you’ve established yourself with hits that become part of people’s lives, then they pretty much always want to see you.