Zora Howard|The D Train Teaches A Lesson In Patience
"…Afraid to move forward or backward so I sink where I stand. Everything tells me my hour’s descending and I still feel like a rough draft. Who’s gonna proof me? Or prune me? Or prep me?…"
“What do you want to do, be like Jasmine? She’s just a teacher, she makes hardly anything. She’ll get married and stay home and disappear.” …
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We’re not perfect. We all do things to offend people, and sometimes we’re on the receiving end. Brokenness is part of relationships and part of community. If we weeded out friends by who hasn’t sinned against us at one time or another, we’d be all alone. Miserably alone.
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"So you should study the triune God, don’t be content with The Fates
Greater poetry than Dickinson, Poe or Yates
Major in theology, son
Don’t have to be monk or a nun…”
It’s that time of year again. The moment we’ve all been preparing for. Months upon months of learning all boils down to this. Exam season. I find it quite strange that at this current time (when it counts the most!) the weight of academic apathy has never hung so heavy upon my shoulders. Academic apathy is a general demotivation to put any applied effort into pursuing one’s career as a student. It’s bunking that seemingly 'unnecessary' lesson, and arriving late to those that you HAVE to attend. It’s reading the bare minimum for a test in the name of procrastination, and hoping you’ll atleast pass according to the grade boundaries… Is this beginning to sound convicting? I’m guilty.
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