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Three Beautiful Things

Browsing in a library. I order my library books online. I check the reviews, click “reserve” and pick them up. In and out in under two minutes. The other day I spent an hour just browsing through the library, I remember as a child roaming through the library, excited at all the choices that could be mine. You can lose yourself in the hallowed silence of the library as titles beckon you. I picked four books I never researched. The first I’m reading is by Paul Coelho and the first two pages were written for me. I must book browse more often.

Flowers on my doorstep. They remind me of who I love and that I am loved.

Love. It builds you up, it destroys you. It cradles you in its arms, it crushes you to dust. Love is powerful, it is beautiful, it is a universal truth, and once one loves, he who was loved, will never be forgotten.
Merlin:Ah, you know, lad, that love business is a powerful thing.
Arthur: Greater than gravity?
Merlin: Well yes, boy, in its way… yes, I’d say it’s the greatest force on earth.

Life moves very fast. It rushes us from heaven to hell in a matter of seconds. – Paul Coelho

6 thoughts on “Three Beautiful Things”

  1. Nice thought-provoking blog. I spent time in the bookstore this weekend, but don’t have money to buy all those books I want to read. Next time I’ll try the library. We have the Library of Congress nearby that I think shares its books, so I should be able to find something. I’ve gotten great books before from my local library which isn’t always common.

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  2. That quote made me smile because it reminded me of the squirrel that falls in love with Arthur when he is transformed into a squirrel… but now I’m kind of sad because then I remembered that when he’s transformed back into a boy the squirrel is heartbroken… Even as an adult, when I see that part of the movie, I tear up a bit.

    The quote is too true.

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  3. I haven’t seen The Sword in the Stone in a very long time–and I agree with the above quote about how it feels to watch the part when the squirrel finds out that Arthur is really a boy.

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