But when, for whatever reason, that spot became exposed and someone's finger pressed down on it, something inside him would stir. ” ― “The thumb may look like an ordinary finger, truly it is a miraculous gift from God!A special substance would be secreted, swiftly carried by his bloodstream to every corner of his body. If all the fingers were long and straight, it would be impossible for us to hold or catch anything easily!In my mind, something almost remembered itself, but the fumes of turpentine were making me a little lightheaded; whatever memory was on the verge of coughing itself up was gone even before it materialized.Out the window, I could see a squirrel was stumbling erratically around in circles underneath the old basketball net. )” ― “The thumb may look like an ordinary finger, truly it is a miraculous gift from God!I do it with such repetition and insistence that I’ve created sores and painful and unsightly areas of permanent thickened scar tissue.It took years for me to acknowledge that I was doing this, so unconscious was the habit, and so practiced at lying did I become. ,” it’s easier to reply that you suffered a cooking injury than to try to explain that you’ve bitten a part of that hand off, and it isn’t healing as well as you might have hoped. In years past, particularly when I was single and had nobody to subject me to scrutiny, I would sometimes let it get so bad that both thumbs were open wounds, nearly always infected and never left alone long enough to heal.“Frodo gave a cry, and there was, fallen upon his knees at the chasm's edge. ” ― tags: apportion-blame, be-responsible, blame, don-t-blame-people, don-t-not-judge, eye, eyes, far, finger, fingers, food-for-thought, israelmore-ayivor, judge-not, lens, log, pair-of-eyes, remove-the-log-from-your-eyes, someone, speck, thou-shall-not-judge “It tugs at me, filling me with the kind of seasick nostalgia that can hit you in the gut when you find an old concert ticket in your purse or an old coin machine ring you got down at the boardwalk on a day when you went searching for mermaids in the surf with your best friend.
The cutting slowly stopped, partially because of stabilizing mental health and partially because it is somewhat infeasible to be visibly mentally unwell if you also want to be a functioning adult.
Then I realized that it wasn't a squirrel; it was a brown paper bag.” ― tags: 10, 1000, 10000, 1000000, anger, angry, away, encourage, finger, finger-pointing, food-for-thought, hand-shake, hatred, heal, israelmore-ayivor, kill, laugh, millions, people, smile, ten, ten-thousand, thousand, turn “He wasn't normally conscious of it, but there was one part of his body that was extremely sensitive, somewhere along his back. Then I will start with your legs finger by finger with axe... If all the fingers were long and straight, it would be impossible for us to hold or catch anything easily!
This soft, subtle spot he couldn't reach was usually covered by something, so that it was invisible to the naked eye. If there were no thumb, then human civilisation would lag way behind!
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It was the news of my best friend’s engagement that set me to thinking about it this time.