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Friday; September 29

I don’t know much about Chuck Palahniuk, so I am not sure of the background for the quote, but the other day I came across something that I found quite interesting.  My source attributed this to his diary, but the observation was this:  “It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”  Again, I don’t know his context for this nor was I really looking for his application of the quote, I was just intrigued by the thought itself.  It is very easy to remember all the tough times we have had because many of them have left visible or emotional scars and some have taught us life-lessons.  Yet, have you thought about how few of the good times we remember?  Sure, when we get together with old friends and family we might take a nostalgic walk down memory lane, but too few of us constantly rehash the good memories or spend time counting our blessings.  Oh, we are more than happy to obsess over…