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“Rather than a single calling we have to discover, I think of purpose as something rather ordinary. It's a way of living life in response to this always changing need for braver expression. What are the conditions that will best serve your unopened seeds? How can your soil be tended to nourish your well-being? What must be weeded out or sloughed off to clear the way for the new sprouts?” ~Toko-pa
 

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"She is free in her wildness, she is a wanderess, a drop of free water. She knows nothing of borders and cares nothing for rules and customs. 'Time' for her isn't something to fight against. Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water." ~Roman Payne

"It is the only thing we can do...I see no alternative...each of us must turn inwards and destroy in himself all that he thinks he ought to destroy in others. And remember that every atom of hate that we add to this world makes it still more inhospitable." ~Etty Hillesum
 

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“We notice only what we think noteworthy, and therefore our visions highly selective.” ~Alan Watts

"You either get bitter or you get better. It's that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you." ~Dolores Cannon
 

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"Trauma in a person, decontextualized over time, looks like personality.
Trauma in a family, decontextualized over time, looks like family traits.
Trauma in a people, decontextualized over time, looks like culture." ~Ressma Menakem

"ALL of your questions will never be answered because some knowledge is poison rather than medicine." ~Dolores Cannon

"We have a narrow definition of what constitutes being smart that leaves people out and wounds people's sense of self. We have elevated one type of brain at the expense of all the other representations of intelligence and flourishing. Intelligence is not one thing, it's many things. The problem is a set of institutional practices that reinforces the idea that difference is the problem." ~Jonathan Mooney
 

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"To have a different life you have to be a different person. You have to do what you haven't done... But most of all, you have to realize that if you don't step into your story, it becomes the moral of the story..." ~Shannon L. Alder
 
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