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26-Year-Old Frida Kahlo’s Compassionate Letter to 46-Year-Old Georgia O’Keeffe
26-Year-Old Frida Kahlo’s Compassionate Letter to 46-Year-Old Georgia O’Keeffe

“I would like to tell you every thing that happened to me since the last time we saw each other, but most of them are sad and you mustn’t know sad things now.”

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The Well of Being: An Extraordinary Children’s Book for Grownups about the Art of Living with Openhearted Immediacy
The Well of Being: An Extraordinary Children’s Book for Grownups about the Art of Living with Openhearted Immediacy

A lyrical invitation to awaken from the trance of the limiting stories we tell ourselves and just live.

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What Comes After Religion: The Search for Meaning in Secular Life
What Comes After Religion: The Search for Meaning in Secular Life

“We need reminders to be good, places to reawaken awe, something to reawaken our kinder, less selfish impulses…”

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Rilke on Our Fear of the Unexplainable
Rilke on Our Fear of the Unexplainable

“Fear of the unexplainable has not only impoverished our inner lives, but also diminished relations between people.”

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E.B. White on How to Write for Children and the Writer’s Responsibility to All Readers
E.B. White on How to Write for Children and the Writer’s Responsibility to All Readers

“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”

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Joan Didion on Hollywood’s Diversity Problem: A Masterpiece from 1968 That Could Have Been Written Today
Joan Didion on Hollywood’s Diversity Problem: A Masterpiece from 1968 That Could Have Been Written Today

“The public life of liberal Hollywood comprises a kind of dictatorship of good intentions, a social contract in which actual and irreconcilable disagreement is as taboo as failure or bad teeth.”

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