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The afterlife…what do you think?

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The idea of an afterlife (heaven, hell, etc.) has been around since the beginning of time. Writers, philosophers, and theologians have wondered, postulated, and even prophesied about the state of man in the hereafter.

Many people (myself included) believe that some (profess to) believe in an afterlife as more of a defense mechanism against the harsh reality of death, rather than as an actual conviction. But that’s not why I believe in it 🙂  More to come on this later.

Why do YOU believe (or not believe) in an afterlife?

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting; The Soul that rises with us, our life’s Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting. And cometh from afar; But trailing clouds of glory do we come From God, who is our home.”

-William Wordsworth (“Intimations on Immortality”).

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Is it time for you to forgive yourself?

Image Keith Urban has forgiven himself for his mistakes. So has John Mayer. So has Katy Perry. And so have I. 

Friends

Do YOU need to forgive yourself for anything?

How can you let go of your past and rid yourself of unnecessary burdens so that you can (finally) be at peace?

 

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Badge

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I just got a Facebook Badge (on the right-hand column)!  Cool!  So add me if ya wanna….

But I won’t BADGEr you ’bout it 🙂

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Badge is an interesting word.  It’s one of the words that is not super rare but not super common either.  What does it even mean?  We all kinda know intuitively but it can be hard to pinpoint an exact definition, know what I mean?  And although Ms. Natasha Bedingfield claims we “don’t need a dictionary helping,” I actually did consult one in this case:

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Fascinating….

(this is not my fave JM song, but I still appreciate it)

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“This house is safe and warm, but I was made to chase the storm.”

oh my gosh, this lyric TOTEZ reminds me of a speech

that was given at BYU a few years ago!

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Ships are safe in the harbor

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by LDS General Authority Claudio Costa

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(read here!)

girl you are waaaaaay off topic, get back to the basics

basics christina!

back to Badge, you smart-aleck!

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I read some stuff by Stephen Crane in an American Lit class at BYU.  Interesting.  Lots of violence, if I remember correctly.  Used stylistically and to serve a purpose, but still I strongly dislike the subject.  Just sayin’.

getting off topic again…

BADGE!

Screen shot 2013-10-12 at 4.14.00 PM…this was for a paper I wrote on “The Yellow Wallpaper.”

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Friends:  What do YOU think of the word “badge“?

PS.  Go count all the cool stuff in the post.

Do I stay that too often?

🙂

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“Who says I can’t be free from all of the things that I used to be?”

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Rewrite my history!

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I don’t remember you looking any better, but now I DO remember you!

it’s been a long time since twenty-two…

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Pain throws your heart to the ground

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love turns the whole thing around...

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