Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried...– George Washington (via thatkindofwoman)
Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.– Edward Abbey
Books may not change our suffering, books may not protect us from evil, books...– Alberto Manguel (via fatherearth)
appalachian giants sleeping: Date a girl who... →
Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes. She has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants to read, who has had a library card since she was twelve. Find a girl who reads. You’ll know…
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a...– Edmund Burke
It's right here in the States. Don't turn a blind... →
Human trafficking experts are careful to use the words “prostituted woman” instead of “prostitute.” The word “prostitute” connote a brazen choosing of lasciviousness. But in reality, very few prostituted women choose what they do. They are, in almost every case, vulnerable women and children who have been heinously exploited and preyed upon for profit not their...
The book’s really coming along. I might be able to actually start writing it soon. If I can figure out what to name the freaking characters.
But I believe that if a writer is writing out of his own truth, then the reader...– Madeleine L’Engle, The forward to Companion to Narnia
When a writer opens up to a fantasy world, a world which has more depths of...– Madeleine L’Engle, The forward to Companion to Narnia
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Burnout Is Real: How to Identify and Address Your... →
hardcoresandals: guerrillamamamedicine: james-bliss: How to Identify Burnout and Its Cause Burnout isn’t as simple as extreme exhaustion. When you’re truly burnt out, there’s very little you’ll do that isn’t necessary for survival. You won’t find a regular vacation very refreshing. You not only lose interest in the work that burnt you out in the first place, but in nearly everything...
Empathy Test →
kris10socuteyee: jo-nah: shuraiya: starsandpolkadots: sephiramy: thethreehares: aaceofhearts: wolfman1001: gendertruckery: becomingsamantha: so-awkwardd: northernlights777: 0 - 32 = low (most people with Asperger Syndrome or high-functioning autism score about 20) 33 - 52 = average (most women score about 47 and most men score about 42) 53 - 63 is above average 64 - 80 is...
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Your greatest need is not a spouse. Your greatest need is to be delivered from...– C.J. Mahaney
The more you know, the less you need.– Aboriginal saying
There is more power in authentic faith than in any science, witch doctor or...– Roger Lamb, 30 Days at the Foot of the Cross (via rememberyourfirstlove)
A dialogue between Laura Ingalls Wilder and her...
Him: “I thought we talked about that. A few dollars on notions won’t break us. We’ve had a good year, and the future never looked better for us.” Her: ”I’ve thought about it and thought about it, and I realize I have all the things I need. If Rose [their daughter] needs a slate pencil, I can trade for one at Reynolds’ instead of paying good cash money for...