Category Archives: Inspire

How Libraries Save Lives – by Maria Povova, Brain Pickings

“Knowledge sets us free, art sets us free. A great library is freedom,” Ursula K. Le Guin wrote in contemplating the sacredness of public libraries. “If librarians were honest, they would say, No one spends time here without being changed,” … Continue reading

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memoryslandscape: (Oh, heart, I would not dangle… | Thrive

(Oh, heart, I would not dangle you down into the sorry places, but there are things there as well to see, to imagine.) Mary Oliver, from section 2 of “Gravel,” The Leaf and the Cloud: A Poem (Da Capo Press, … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Giants – bioGraphic

Story and Photographs by Tony Wu It was late afternoon and the sun was low in the sky. I’d spent the entire day, and many days prior, scanning the horizon for signs of life. My small boat bobbed up and down in … Continue reading

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It’s been a long day

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Why does my blood rush into a hell of tumult at a few words? ~ Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights Notes: Quote: the château of my heart. Photo: StarWill Related Posts: “It’s Been a Long Day“

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Orion Magazine | Eva Saulitis’s Eloquent Goodbye

by Krista Langlois Less than three weeks old, this particular revolution around the sun has already been defined by cancer. It took David Bowie first, quietly and then not. He kept his diagnosis to himself for eighteen months, and when … Continue reading

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25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer

Because mistakes are the portals of discovery. Source: 25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer

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Neil Gaiman | Cool Stuff | Short Stories | The Return of the Thin White Duke

Source: Neil Gaiman | Cool Stuff | Short Stories | The Return of the Thin White Duke

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25% of job success is predicted by I.Q. 75% is predicted by your optimism levels… – Live & Learn

Source: 25% of job success is predicted by I.Q. 75% is predicted by your optimism levels… – Live & Learn

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Wild Horses

Wild, wild horses, couldn’t drag me away faith has been broken tears must be cried so let’s do some living after we die wild horses couldn’t drag me away wild wild horses we’ll ride them some day wild horses couldn’t … Continue reading

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Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul

4 minutes | “The world is missing what I am ready to give: My Wisdom, My Sweetness, My Love and My hunger for Peace.” Source: Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart … Continue reading

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