Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Healing Quote of the Day

  Photo by Trevor Dykstra My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. –Maya Angelou About Maya Angelou

Dust On My Shoes

Tanita Tikaram I want a chance of the life I’m missing I wanna know what it means to be free and I just want to know what it is to let go More by Tanita Tikaram Post by EarMUSICofficial

Milestones Occur Every Day!

Julia Fox Garrison Fifteen years ago today, I narrowly escaped the Grim Reaper’s scythe. Every year since, I have marked this day as a ‘Homage to my Hemorrhage,’ celebrating the gift of more time here on earth.  Originally, I thought of this year’s anniversary as a milestone, but in reflection, I realize that every day …

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Year of Wonders

Geraldine Brooks When an infected bolt of cloth carries plague from London to an isolated village, a housemaid named Anna Frith emerges as an unlikely heroine and healer. Through Anna’s eyes we follow the story of the fateful year of 1666, as she and her fellow villagers confront the spread of disease and superstition. As …

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The Thinker

Chaïbia Tallal Chaïbia Tallal (1929 – 2004) was born to a peasant family in Chtuka, Morroco.  At the age of 13 she was married to an older man who died two years later, leaving her a widowed mother at the age of 15.  With no education, Chaïbia spun wool and worked as a housekeeper to …

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Come to the Edge

Christopher Logue Come to the edge. We might fall. Come to the edge. It’s too high! COME TO THE EDGE! And they came, and he pushed, and they flew. More about Christopher Logue

Good Day Sunshine

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I Knew You Before You Told Me

Michelle Martinka From the moment she was born, I knew she was different. Adelaide Eileen was born at only 18 inches, with my button nose and crooked pinkies. What she was born without was what caught my eye. 27 years ago I came flying into this world with a shock of dark hair, flailing all …

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Half a Life

Darin Strauss Darin Strauss’s moving memoir, Half a Life ,is painfully honest and inherently dramatic without seeming either precious or self-pitying. When the car he was driving hit and killed Celine, a high school classmate whom he knew only casually, Strauss’s life was, as one might suspect, altered forever.  Although he was held to be …

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Reclining Figure

Henry Moore The secret of life is to have a task, something you devote your entire life to,  something you bring everything to, every minute of the day for the rest of your  life. And the most important thing is, it must be something you cannot possibly do. –Henry Moore Learn more about sculptor Henry Moore