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Monday Morning Wisdom #332

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Monday Morning Wisdom #332

Creation is bringing something new into existence. Formula is re-creation of what has been. Through a repetitive series of steps, it seeks to gain similar results by duplicating what’s worked in the past.That’s great for a muffin mix. Not for creating something original.

~Allen Arnold, on Facebook at The Story of With

Monday Morning Wisdom #331

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Monday Morning Wisdom #331

Joy is the gift of love. Grief is the price of love. Anger protects that which is loved. And when we think we have reached our limit, wonder is the act that returns us to love.

~Valarie Kaur, in See No Stranger

Monday Morning Wisdom #330

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Monday Morning Wisdom #330

Create to connect to those who need you.

~ Amie McNee

Monday Morning Wisdom #329

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Monday Morning Wisdom #329

Home is not where you were born. Home is where all your attempts to escape cease.

~ Omar Taher

Monday Morning Wisdom #328

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Monday Morning Wisdom #328

You know, Grace, 90% of life is showing up and keeping your mouth shut.

~ Frankie, in Grace and Frankie, Season 7, Episode 2

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 #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