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True Story Tuesday: You are beautiful

I saw a woman in a pretty sundress at Walmart the other day. When I saw that she had a newborn, I thought, “Brave woman” and looked back at her, checking out how the dress fit over her post-baby belly …. I wasn’t judging her or her body. I was thinking about all the times that I was too afraid to wear what I wanted because I was afraid that others would judge me.

Remember:

You are beautiful because of who you are,
not what your body looks like
at this moment.

admire beauty | I Am Rosa


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Man’s Real Power

Ursula Le Guin’s book, The Wizard of Earthsea was mandatory reading in school and had a profound impact on me; as a reader, writer, and even spiritually.  This powerful quote surfaced in my adult years and it made much more sense once I had lived its truth.

“The truth is that as man’s real power grows and his knowledge widens, ever the way he can follow grows narrower: until at last he chooses nothing, but does only and wholly what he must do …”

Wizard of Earthsea

What quote has affected your life the most?

 


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