Posted: March 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Inside every woman, no matter her age, is a little girl – still innocent and longing to see a better day as the sun rises every morning.

Common Sense and Sensibility

I know I’ve already written on Les Miserables, but it’s just such an amazing book that I simply MUST write another article about it, especially since the movie is coming out this Christmas. I read this passage in the book, and it touched my heart and gave me a fresh perspective.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the novel, I’ll give you some background. Picture the scene: a dimly lit hospital room, heavy with the presence of deathly illness. A frail, emaciated form languishes in fever on the bed, its former beauty ravished beyond recognition. This is Fantine, the prostitute. But it wasn’t always this way. Once, her lively, sincere smile brightened the hearts of all whom she graced with it, and frequently so. She loved a man, once, with everything she could offer him; sincerely, innocently, and wholly. But he left her, dropped her as a plaything…

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