Brian Kolodiejchuk

The smile that covered a "multitude of pains" was no hypocritical mask. She was trying to hide her sufferings - even from God! - so as not to make others, especially the poor, suffer because of them. When she promised to do "a little extra praying & smiling" for one of her friends, she was alluding to an acutely painful and costly sacrifice: to pray when prayer was so difficult and to smile when her interior pain was agonizing. /smile/ Brian Kolodiejchuk quotes

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Michail Leontiev The Nobel Prize in Economics has become a comedy. You know, this is the Darwin Prize! [10/21/2020 02:10:46] More


Eugene Ryabyi Forgiveness grows on the grave of resentment - when you have forgotten, have crossed a person off and his atrocities. [10/22/2020 10:10:27] More


Eugene Ryabyi Financial pyramids are constructed from paper money; a breath of wind, a spark of fire - and they will be gone. [10/04/2020 06:10:21] More


Eugene Ryabyi To die in the name of love is easy, but it is difficult to carry its fire through whole life. [10/24/2020 04:10:39] More


Sanna Marin We have a lot of work to do to rebuild trust... I have never thought about my age or gender. I think of the reasons I got into politics and those things for which we have won the trust of the electorate. [10/21/2020 03:10:45] More