With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world

Keep your old love letters. Throw away your old bank statements

Lifted from Mary Schmich’s essay, “Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young”, published in the Chicago Tribune in 1997.

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29 thoughts on “With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world

  1. Thank you for pointing out that I should keep my old love letters. I would if I had any. I don’t even have an old love email. Or a love text. I suppose I should consider dating men who can read and write?

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  2. Ah wisdom abounds!

    I love how Jesus has grown less co-dependent – and seems more willing to defend himself – that whole martyr thing gets a little old.

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