Category Archives: Monday Morning Wisdom

Monday Morning Wisdom #327

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Monday Morning Wisdom #327

Writing is hard for every last one of us… Coal mining is harder. Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.

~Cheryl Strayed

Monday Morning Wisdom #326

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Monday Morning Wisdom #326

Reading is my inhale, and writing is my exhale.

~Glennon Doyle Melton

Monday Morning Wisdom #325

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Monday Morning Wisdom #325

. . . the power of the spoken word is in the power of the word spoken.

~ Ibram X. Kendi, describing Professor Ama Mazama in How to be an Antiracist

Monday Morning Wisdom #324

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Monday Morning Wisdom #324

When you see something that is not right, not just, not fair, you have a moral obligation to say something, to do something. Our children and their children will ask us: ‘What did you do? What did you say?’

~ John Lewis

Monday Morning Wisdom #323

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Monday Morning Wisdom #323

The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.

~Neil Gaiman

Monday Morning Wisdom #322

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Monday Morning Wisdom #322

People can’t drive you crazy if you don’t give them the keys.

~ Mike Bechtle

Monday Morning Wisdom #321

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Monday Morning Wisdom #321

Hope is bold. It can look beyond personal convenience and open us up to grand ideals that make life beautiful and worthwhile. Advance along the paths of hope.

~ Pope Francis

Monday Morning Wisdom #320

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Monday Morning Wisdom #320

I decided to learn to play the drums, which is the best medicine. For me, at least–maybe not so much for those around me.

~ Bubba Wallace

Monday Morning Wisdom #319

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Monday Morning Wisdom #319

We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.

~ Carlos Castaneda

Monday Morning Wisdom #318

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Monday Morning Wisdom #318

I started out reading as an escape, then a chore, then a habit, then a luxury. Only now I’ve realized what a necessity it is.

~Phoebe Waller-Bridge