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The Teachings of Ptahhotep by Asa G. Hilliard III
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Love Letter to the Earth by Thích Nhất Hạnh
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Man's Search for Himself by Rollo May
“Many people suffer from the fear of finding oneself alone, and so they don't find themselves at all.”
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Taking the Leap by Pema Chödrön
"Now this little book took me a while to get into, I started it, got busy, tried again, got distracted - until finally I did take the leap, and put all else aside and read it last week. Why the delay, I wonder? I suspect I was a little reluctant to..." Read more of this review »
Taking the Leap by Pema Chödrön
"What’s so lovely about this slim book is that it’s light as a feather—Buddhist concepts are relieved of their cumbersome weight for the average Western idiot—but it doesn’t feel silly or condescending. Chodron personalizes every discussion with ea..." Read more of this review »
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When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön
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Adonis by Adonis
"A MIRROR FOR CLOUDS


Wings
but made of wax
and the falling rain is not rain
but ships that sail our weeping."
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Frank Zappa
“So many books, so little time.”
Frank Zappa

Madeleine L'Engle
“Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You're given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself. - Mrs. Whatsit”
Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time

Shunryu Suzuki
“If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything, it is open to everything. In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few. ”
Shunryu Suzuki

Pema Chödrön
“The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes. ”
Pema Chödrön

Rollo May
“It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when they have lost their way.”
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