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Their is no friendship without self interest? Really?

“There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.” – Chanakya

Life & Living

Trump Would Likely Do to America What Berlusconi, His Near Twin, Did to Italy

While many of Donald Trump’s supporters concede that he is crude and dangerous, they justify voting for him because they believe he could “shake up” Washington. 722 more words

Donald Trump

You Can Hold It Against Me: On Keeping Grudges

It’s a societal default to believe that grudges are bad. I’m not supposed to hold onto negativity. I’m supposed to remember that people change.

That’s all well and good for small transgressions. 725 more words

Differently and Better

I want the molecules of my body to fall apart.
Slow disruption and destruction of self.
Just like when you see large pieces of earth slide off of mountain sides from a distance, that’s what I want of my body, to shed itself over and over into a pile of cubic pieces that make me: 330 more words

Poetry

3 More Rules: Practical, not Pretty M'Dear

These are more decorating and other “rules” that I’ve come to:

  • Do NOT buy an inset bed, that is a bed which sits down in the frame.
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Making Home

Today's Scripture - September 11, 2016

Matthew 5:42 (NIV) “Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.”

Even though many translations include this verse in the same paragraph as verses 38-41, it is separate.  324 more words

Scripture Meditations