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Because the Air is Real
A five year old girl is jump roping on a walkway in the middle of the park
Her name is Christabelle, Belle for short
As Belle jump ropes, she sings “Jesus Loves Me”
The sound of her rope hitting the cement keeps her beat
“Jesus doesn’t love you.”
Seven year old Derfael’s voice causes Belle to stop singing and jumping simultaneously
“That’s not true, Fae, Jesus does love me – He loves you too” she says to the little boy
“He can’t love anyone ‘cause Jesus ain’t real.”
“He is real, Fae,” Belle says to the little boy, appalled that someone could doubt the reality of Jesus Christ
“Well how do you know?” he asks
“Because the air is real,” the young girl replies simply
Confused, the boy asks, “What’s that got to do with anything?”
“I know that Jesus is real because the air is real;
You don’t see it, but you know it’s there because you can breathe.
And I know that Jesus is real because he made you and me and everything else.”
a Faebelle by because.the.air.is.real. J
All about Me
name: u can call me airi-chan or alejandra
appearance: i have brown skin, "electric" blue eyes, and waist-length jet black hair
personality: to put it shortly, i am eccentrically random in a semisane hilarious kind of way. in other words i act like a funny little prep while wearing "gothic chic" clothes (aka dark skinny jeans with black converses, a black vest, and a random shirt)
A Few of my Favorite Things
colors: black, navy/baby blue and light shades of purple
food: holiday sandwiches: ham, dressing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, and mayo stacked (in that order) in a sandwich - don’t knock it 'till ya try it
hobbies: writing and reading (duh!), dancing, cooking, singing, and swimming (even though i don’t know how)
Some Interesting and Thought Provoking Quotes
"Miracles do not in fact defy the laws of nature."
"There are two kinds of people in this world - those who categorize people into two groups, and those who don't."
“The more things change, the more they say…insane.”
"There are two kinds of people in the world - those who hate and fear clowns...and clowns"
-“The Quillan Games" by D.J. MacHale
"All generalizations are bad!"
"One night, I lay in bed, looking up at the stars and thought...'where the heck is the ceiling?'"
"An author in his book must be like God in the universe, present everywhere and visible nowhere."
"Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead."
"A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the other one."
"I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter."
"If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it."
“In the end, it's not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away.”
“Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching.”
-Randall G Leighton
“When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.”
“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.”
"I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew looking back on the laughs would make me cry."
“Live with no excuses and love with no regrets.”
"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't."
“As we grow up, we learn that even the one person that wasn't supposed to ever let us down probably will. You'll have your heart broken and you'll break others' hearts. You'll fight with your best friend or maybe even fall in love with them, and you'll cry because time is flying by. So take too many pictures, laugh too much, forgive freely, and love like you've never been hurt. Life comes with no guarantees, no time outs, and no second chances. You just have to live life to the fullest, tell someone what they mean to you and tell someone off, speak out, dance in the pouring rain, hold someone's hand, comfort a friend, fall asleep watching the sun come up, stay up late, be a flirt, and smile until your face hurts. Don't be afraid to take chances or fall in love and most of all, live in the moment because every second you spend angry or upset is a second of happiness you can never get back.”
“Somewhere, someone, dreams of your smile and finds your presence in life worth while, so remember that when you are lonely someone somewhere is thinking of you.”
“Whatever happens, happens!”
“As you grow up,
“Believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go. Things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right. You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
“People are going to disappoint you. I get that. I kind of EXPECT that.”
“Pain is good...it just doesn't feel that way at first.”
“Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.”
"Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you."
“Love doesn't make the world go 'round.
“I feel so miserable without you; it's almost like having you here.”
“Sometimes I need what only you can provide: your absence.”
“I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.”
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
“I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.” -Unknown
“I didn't like the play, but then I saw it under adverse conditions - the curtain was up.”
“Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings.” -Unknown
“It's true that we don't know what we've got until we lose it, but it's also true that we don't know what we've been missing until it arrives.”
“Most men are like parking spots, the good ones are taken and the free ones are handicapped in some way.”
“Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.”
“Girls are like phones. We love to be held, talked too but if you press the wrong button you'll be disconnected!”
“The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can see better than he can think.”
“There are no stupid questions, just stupid people.”
“We say we love flowers...
"We do not write because we want to, we write because we have to."
-W. Somerset Morgan
"Everyone thinks they can be a writer. Most people don't understand what's involved. The real writers persevere. The ones that don't either don't have enough fortitude and they probably wouldn't succeed anyway, or they fall in love with the glamour of writing as opposed to the writing of writing."
"The worst thing that being an artist (writer/painter/musician) could do to you, would be that it would make you slightly unhappy constantly."
"It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous."
"Writing is the hardest work in the world. I have been a bricklayer and a truck driver, and I tell you – as if you haven't been told a million times already – that writing is harder. Lonelier. And nobler and more enriching."
"Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards."
"The quality which makes man want to write and be read is essentially a desire for self-exposure and masochism. Like one of those guys who has a compulsion to take his thing out and show it on the street."
"A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it to be God."
"Writing is so difficult that I feel that writers, having had their hell on earth, will escape all punishment hereafter."
"Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self."
“We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.”
“My sanity wrote a suicide note but
-Otep Shayma (Nein)
“Don’t be ordinary, be extraordinary.”
“Secret thoughts and open countenance will go safely over the whole world”
“Love is everything it’s cracked up to be…It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.”
“A woman can forgive a man for the harm he does her…but she can never forgive him for the sacrifices he makes on her account”
-W. Somerset Maugham
“The truth is more important than the facts”
-Frank Lloyd Wright
"I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end."
Things That Make Me Question the Unbeliever’s Psych
John Lennon said, "Christianity will end, it will disappear. I do not have to argue about that. I am certain. Jesus was ok, but his subjects were too simple. Today we (the Beatles) are more famous than him." He was shot 6 times.
Tancredo Neves said that if he got 500,000 votes for the presidential office of Brazil, not even God himself could remove him from office. He died the day before he was inaugurated.
Bruce Ismay and Thomas Andrews said that not even God could sink the Titanic. Well, we all know what happened to them ;)
Billy Graham visited Marilyn Monroe and told her that God had sent him to preach to her. She said, "I don't need your Jesus." She was found dead a week later.
In Brazil, a group of drunken friends were going out for a drive. One of the girl’s mother said to her, "My daughter, go with God and may He protect you." The girl replied, "Only if He rides in the trunk, 'cause inside here, it's already full." A few hours later, the car was in an accident that killed everyone. The car was crushed, save the trunk, which, investigators say, should have been smashed. Inside was a crate of eggs, not one of them hurt.
Christine Hewitt said that the Bible was the worst book ever written. She was later found burnt in her vehicle beyond recognition.
There was once a man who lived a long life. At the end of his life, he had a vision that he was walking with God down a beach.
As he turned back, he realized that he could see his footsteps spreading out behind him, each one showing a different time in his life. Amazed, he noticed that some showed prosperous times, and others signified the difficult times he had gone through.
He noticed that there were two sets of footsteps in the sand...his, and God's. When he looked closer though, he noticed that at times, there was only one set of footsteps...and these were at the times when his life had been hardest.
Outraged, he turned to God. "Why did you abandon me?" he demanded. "Why did you leave me alone when my life grew hard. Those were the times that I needed you!"
God turned to the man with sad eyes. "I was always with you," he replied. "At the times when your life was difficult, that was not when I abandoned you...
That was when I carried you."
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