I learnt pity, sympathy, and what it was like to be at the other end of the stick. Such lessons can't be learnt in lecture halls.
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I began to see that my problems, seen spiritually, were really my soul's plusses.
Praying privately in churches, I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now, woven into this life.
It's more fun to watch without joining in.
I have begun to sympathetically understand Paul, though I don't like him much.
My mother enjoyed old age, and because of her I've begun to enjoy parts of it too. So far I've had it good and am crumbling nicely.
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Laurell K. Hamilton
All I'm trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.