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How short is life, living takes real courage

It’s not a question, just an observation. Every day I am reminded of our tenuous hold on to the life we have, and it could be over in an instant. 156 more words


Temporal Alterations

I think the idea of time travel is such an important theme in a story because of the statement it makes about free will. Some philosophers would say we all have a destiny and true freedom is just becoming more aware of who you already are. 406 more words

Fate and Necessity

‘If it be now, ‘tis not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come: the readiness is all.’ 1,137 more words


Faith and Fatalism

Americans like explanations. It’s an important part of our pragmatic culture.

I often notice that when we don’t know the reason why we often spit out some sort of fatalistic explanation. 496 more words

About That Thing That's Not Anymore (Pt. 1)


I remember clearly the day they made themselves known. It was a Thursday, and it was hot. Summer has a tendency of being that way. 1,317 more words


The Noose

I suppose it is suffocating, yes. I wonder if it’s preferable to have an oppressive summer while you are boundless or a horizon of seemingly interminable possibilities while you are convulsing inside. 564 more words


God is in control?

This was a meme posted on a private discussion forum I was on with fellow church members during a discussion about a choice we had to make. 636 more words