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The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown
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Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
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We habitually erect a barrier called blame that keeps us from communicating genuinely with others, and we fortify it with our concepts of who's right and who's wrong. We do that with the people who are closest to us and we do it with political systems, with all kinds of things that we don't like about our associates or our society.

It is a very common, ancient, well-perfected device for trying to feel better. Blame others....Blaming is a way to protect your heart, trying to protect what is soft and open and tender in yourself. Rather than own that pain, we scramble to find some comfortable ground.
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The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown
We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection.

Love is not something we give or get; it is something that we nurture and grow, a connection that can only be cultivated between two people when it exists within each one of them – we can only love others as much as we love ourselves.

Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed and rare.
Brené Brown
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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
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Manuscript Found in Accra by Paulo Coelho
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The People's Act of Love by James Meek
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A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
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If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him by Sheldon B. Kopp
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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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