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American Gods by Neil Gaiman
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The Element by Ken Robinson
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The beginning made me cry. This book is about hope & honoring your inner gifts. It is an ok good. It's not real a self-help book, but a bunch of vignettes squeezed together. It could have been better written.
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I really liked this. I love how straight forward it was. It was not a mystical magical journey like the Artist's Way. I am still unable to finish the artists way because it makes me day dream too much. It was concise, no bullshit look at the challeng ...more
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Carnet de Voyage by Craig Thompson
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I forgot I already read this. It was ok. Interesting in parts.
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“Cities can be lonely places, and in admitting this we see that loneliness doesn't necessarily require physical solitude, but rather an absence or paucity of connection, closeness, kinship: an inability, for one reason or another, to find as much intimacy as is desired.”
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“Amidst the glossiness of late capitalism, we are fed the notion that all difficult feelings – depression, anxiety, loneliness, rage – are simply a consequence of unsettled chemistry, a problem to be fixed, rather than a response to structural injustice or, on the other hand, to the native texture of embodiment, of doing time, as David Wojnarowicz memorably put it, in a rented body, with all the attendant grief and frustration that entails. I”
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“I was working, but I didn't have anything like enough to do, and the bad times came in the evenings, when I went back to my room, sat on the couch and watched the world outside me going on through glass, a light bulb at a time.”
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Charlotte Kasl
“If in a relationship there is no tension [meaning no deepening of knowledge of self and others], it ceases to be a relationship and merely becomes a comfortable sleep state, an opiate - which most people want and prefer.”
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