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Plan B by Anne Lamott
I have a lot of faith. But I am also afraid a lot, and have no real certainty about anything. I remembered something Father Tom had told me--that the opposite of faith is not doubt, but certainty. Certainty is missing the point entirely. Faith includes noticing the mess, the emptiness and discomfort, and letting it be there until some light returns.Anne Lamott
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The 4-Hour Body by Timothy Ferriss
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Awful and useless. I'm going to go do squats in the bathroom between courses at a restaurant to maximize fat burning? Nonsense. And any eating plan that is not balanced and sensible is bound to fail. The author's tone and the bro science kept me from ...more
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Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
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One of the best books on writing that I have ever read. Ms. Lamott gets it.
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Unlearn Your Pain, Second Edition 2012 by Howard Schubiner
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Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander
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"The day is upon us – the launch of my Super Summer Reading Program. Today, like a circus barker, I’m inviting one and all to join in as we try to replicate the summer reading programs of our youth. If I could make you a motivational bulletin b..." Read more of this blog post »
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Anne Lamott
“I have a lot of faith. But I am also afraid a lot, and have no real certainty about anything. I remembered something Father Tom had told me--that the opposite of faith is not doubt, but certainty. Certainty is missing the point entirely. Faith includes noticing the mess, the emptiness and discomfort, and letting it be there until some light returns.”
Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith

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