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Developing intimate connection with even one other person can create fertile soil for social transformation.


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It’s not too late. It was never too late. This is the most precious thing my two grown children have taught me about love.




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You can’t fail at self-care. If something isn’t helpful, maybe you haven’t yet found your own way.


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The cure for shame is to be vulnerable with someone else who is equally vulnerable.


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Our creative and spiritual energies come together in healing to restore the whole self, over time.


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