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To love means to open ourselves to the negative as well as the positive – to grief, sorrow, and disappointment as well as to joy, fulfilment, and an intensity of consciousness we did not know was possible before. ~Rollo May … Continue reading

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One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others. ~Lewis Carroll

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I tell my piano the things I used to tell you.~Chopin

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You’d had one serious love relationship in your life and it had ended in tragedy, and the tragedy had broken something inside you. But instead of trying to repair the broken place, or at least really stop and look at … Continue reading

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So I let her go, for it was unfair of me to keep her. It was the hardest thing I’d ever done but I knew it was right. She was a bird I had caged that had forgotten how to … Continue reading

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I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.~Franz Kafka

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If you do not love me I shall not be loved. If I do not love you I shall not love.~Samuel Beckett

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