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A Mother's Advice to Her Graduating Son

Amy Roost | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty
Amy Roost

I received a text from my son in the middle of the night. It read, "I love you." My first thought was to text back: "Are you okay?!" And then I remembered. He's on mile 26 of a marathon.

In Search of Things Past: Dreaming of Spain and Love

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 07.06.2013 | Books
Ann Tashi Slater

Recently I returned to Spain. It was a holiday but also a pilgrimage, a search for something not located in geographical space. I was tracking my parents' dream of Spain, of each other; my own dream of Spain as a place where we'd all been together.

4 Lessons From Spring

William Horden | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Every change of season evokes emotions, but spring, charging out of winter's cold dark with renewed life and brighter days, seems our most beloved. New hopes bloom like flowers springing back from roots we feared lost to numbing ice.

Are You a "Real" Writer?

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 01.11.2012 | Books
Eliezer Sobel

Writers learn early on that there are actually many people out there, incomprehensible as it may seem, who simply do not enjoy reading our work. (We p...

3 Short Books To Live By (And They're Not On Any Bestseller List)

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

There are some books that really can change your life. They are not written to the demands of the bestseller list. They are short, borne out of deep experience, and filled with wisdom.

Miranda July's Reading List, From Milk Containers To Rilke

Vice Magazine | Miranda July | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I read the milk container while drinking orange juice out of the bottle, holding the refrigerator door open with my body. A better thing to read about...

Patience

Ariane de Bonvoisin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ariane de Bonvoisin

Today, ask yourself if the best thing to do with what you've been struggling with is simply to wait.