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Working Together: Poet and Philosopher David Whyte’s Beautiful Ode to Our Mutuality with the World
Working Together: Poet and Philosopher David Whyte’s Beautiful Ode to Our Mutuality with the World

“We shape our self to fit this world and by the world are shaped again.”

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David Whyte on Vulnerability, Presence, and How We Enlarge Ourselves by Surrendering to the Uncontrollable
David Whyte on Vulnerability, Presence, and How We Enlarge Ourselves by Surrendering to the Uncontrollable

“Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet confinement of your aloneness to learn anything or anyone that does not bring you alive is too small for you.”

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The Transfiguration of Aloneness: David Whyte on Longing and Silence
The Transfiguration of Aloneness: David Whyte on Longing and Silence

“Reality met on its own terms demands … an ability to live on equal terms with the fleeting and the eternal, the hardly touchable and the fully possible…”

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Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on the Measure of Courage and Crisis as a Clarifying Force of Self-Expansion
Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on the Measure of Courage and Crisis as a Clarifying Force of Self-Expansion

“Courage is what love looks like when tested by the simple everyday necessities of being alive.”

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The 15 Best Books of 2015
The 15 Best Books of 2015

Rewarding reflections on time, love, loss, courage, creativity, and other transformations of the heart.

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Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on Belonging and How to Be at Home in Yourself
Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on Belonging and How to Be at Home in Yourself

“Our sense of slight woundedness around not belonging is actually one of our core competencies.”

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