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Short fragments: „The Last Hour,” by Alina Grozea

An intense and captivating read: Alina Grozea’s debut novel, „The Last Hour,” gives you the chance to look within yourself and see all there is, without fear, judgement or self-loathing. Instead, with a little bit more love for yourself and others. It seems like a book about death, but what it actually wants to remind us is how to live ... Citeşte mai departe »

Un gând: Joan Didion

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Rumi: how to find yourself

photo “Doing as others told me, I was Blind. Coming when others called me, I was Lost. Then I left everyone, myself as well. Then I found Everyone, Myself as well.” Rumi Citeşte mai departe »

Un gând: Alfred de Musset

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Food for thought: 20 great quotes from famous women

photo They have all influenced the world one way or another, both through their art and their actions. Here are 20 famous women sharing some of their thoughts with us. photo “I have loved to the point of madness; That which is called madness, That which to me, Is the only sensible way to love.” Françoise Sagan photo „This idea ... Citeşte mai departe »

Un gând: Lao Tzu

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“The Prince of Tides,” by Pat Conroy: short fragments of art

photo My favorite paragraphs from Pat Conroy’s most beloved book, “The Prince of Tides” – an memorable story about family, honesty, learning to accept your past, and love. ~~~ My wound is geography. It is also my anchorage, my port of call. *** It was five o’clock in the afternoon Eastern Standard Time when the telephone rang in my house ... Citeşte mai departe »

„The High Mountains of Portugal,” by Yann Martel: a definition of love

photo A beautiful definition of love that I found in Yann Martel’s new book, „The High Mountains of Portugal”. „Love is a house with many rooms, this room to feed the love, this one to entertain it, this one to clean it, this one to dress it, this one to allow it to rest, and each of these rooms can ... Citeşte mai departe »

The wise Bob Marley

photo Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds. The most famous reggae star of all time, Bob Marley was a man who wrote lyrics full of wisdom.  Here are some that express his view of the world and his sense of freedom. One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. ... Citeşte mai departe »