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Life is Like Paper

It is made by human beings

It is blank to begin with

Over time people leave their marks on it

It captures our stories and beliefs, as well as our creativity and expression

It can be strong, yet pliable

It has many uses and can be moulded

It can transform

It can be recycled

It can disintegrate slowly over time or go up in flames in a moment

When its gone, the stories and memories stay with us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

32 comments on “Life is like … Paper

  1. โ˜บ๏ธ always thoughtful Val appreciated ๐Ÿ’ซโ˜ฎ๏ธ

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  2. I like this post, Val, very much.

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  3. Yes, Val, so much yes.

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  4. Love this, Val ๐Ÿ’•

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  5. This is beautiful, Val. Meaningful!

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  6. Beautiful simile, Val and so beautifully expressed.

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  7. Lovely post Val and so beautiful a message โค

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  8. That reminds me of an Andy Rooney quote:

    “Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.”

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  9. being a scratch pad
    explains this itch ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • Ahh yes. Perhaps its the season.
      I did appreciate the conversation on your last post. Very moving and so real. Thank you for sharing these special times in our lives.
      May we walk each other home with presence and love ๐Ÿ’•

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  10. Sometimes I wonder where you get your ideas ~ they are perfectly brilliant ๐Ÿ™‚ And yes, after reading this “When its gone, the stories and memories stay with us…” I wanted to go read an old book ๐Ÿ™‚

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  11. Nice observations, Val. ๐Ÿ˜˜

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  12. You write so good ๐ŸŽ€

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  13. Amazing similarities..nice write ups..

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