Linda Wright

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Linda Wright is a member of the Tallahassee Writers Association. She was one of the editors and contributors to Life Lessons: Writings from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at The Florida State University, published in 2010.
 
She is a retired librarian, having worked for one school library, four public libraries, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
 
Her short stories have been published in O Canada: 101 Heartwarming and Inspiring Stories by and for Canadians/ Chicken Soup for the Soul and Persimmon Tree, An Online Magazine of the Arts by Women Over Sixty.
 
Her interests include mindfulness meditation, adoption of shelter animals, and knitting. She and her spouse, the Rev. Ms. Robin Gray, live in Florida.

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Description: Chicken Soup for the Soul O Canada: 101 Heartwarming and Inspiring Stories by and for Canadians
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Rachel Naomi Remen
“Wounding and healing are not opposites. They're part of the same thing. It is our wounds that enable us to be compassionate with the wounds of others. It is our limitations that make us kind to the limitations of other people. It is our loneliness that helps us to to find other people or to even know they're alone with an illness. I think I have served people perfectly with parts of myself I used to be ashamed of. ”
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Nancy Mairs
“Out of the new arrivals in our lives--the odd word stumbled upon in a difficult text, the handsome black stranger who bursts in one night through the cat door, the telephone call out of a friend's silence of years, the sudden greeting from the girl-child---we constantly make of ourselves our selves.”
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Lao Tzu
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
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Abraham Verghese
“It seems we humans never learn. And so we relearn the lesson every generation and then want to write epistles. We proselytize to our friends and shake them by the shoulders and tell them, "Seize the day! What matters is THIS moment!”
Abraham Verghese, Cutting for Stone

Karen Joy Fowler
“The happening and telling are very different things. This doesn’t mean that the story isn’t true,
only that I honestly don’t know anymore if I really remember it or only remember how to tell it. Language does this to our memories, simplifies, solidifies, codifies, mummifies. An off-told story is like a photograph in a family album. Eventually it replaces the moment it was meant to capture.”
Karen Joy Fowler, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

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