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Catherynne M. Valente says sometimes people keep parts of themselves hidden and secret…

“Sometimes people keep parts of themselves hidden and secret, sometimes wicked and unkind parts, but often brave or wild or colorful parts, cunning or powerful or even marvelous, beautiful parts, just locked up away at the bottom of their hearts.” … Continue reading

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Cheryl Strayed says practice saying the word “love” to the people you love…

“So release yourself from that. Don’t be strategic or coy. Strategic and coy are for jackasses. Be brave. Be authentic. Practice saying the word ‘love’ to the people you love so when it matters the most to say it, you … Continue reading

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C. JoyBell C. says the problem about cutting out the best of your heart…

“The problem about cutting out the best of your heart and giving it to people, is that 1. It hurts to do that; and 2. You never know if they are going to throw it away or not. But then … Continue reading

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Pema Chodron says the only reason we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that…

“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 … Continue reading

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Anais Escobar says I know that you can find this person

“I know that there is a lion and a wild love so true, so savage that you cannot help but have it in your life. I know that you can find this person and still be lonely sometimes. I know … Continue reading

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