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Thich Nhat Hanh on True Love and the Five Rivers of Self-Knowledge
Thich Nhat Hanh on True Love and the Five Rivers of Self-Knowledge

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How to Apologize: Reflections on Forgiveness, Self-Forgiveness, and the Paradox of Doing the Right Thing
How to Apologize: Reflections on Forgiveness, Self-Forgiveness, and the Paradox of Doing the Right Thing

“It’s permitted to receive solace for whatever you did or didn’t do, pitiful, beautiful human.”

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bell hooks on Love
bell hooks on Love

“We can never go back… We can go forward. We can find the love our hearts long for, but not until we let go grief about the love we lost long ago… All awakening to love is spiritual awakening.”

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After Love: Maxine Kumin’s Stunning Poem About Eros as a Portal to Unselfing
After Love: Maxine Kumin’s Stunning Poem About Eros as a Portal to Unselfing

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Simone Weil on Love and Its Counterfeit
Simone Weil on Love and Its Counterfeit

How to tell a plaything from a necessity.

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Love and the Sacred
Love and the Sacred

“I did not know what love was until I encountered one that kept opening and opening and opening.”

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A Tender Illustrated Celebration of the Many Languages of Love
A Tender Illustrated Celebration of the Many Languages of Love

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Roxane Gay on Loving vs. Being in Love and the Mark of a Soul Mate
Roxane Gay on Loving vs. Being in Love and the Mark of a Soul Mate

“It isn’t perfect, not at all. It doesn’t need to be. It is, simply, what fills you up.”

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The Porcupine Dilemma: Schopenhauer’s Parable about Negotiating the Optimal Distance in Love
The Porcupine Dilemma: Schopenhauer’s Parable about Negotiating the Optimal Distance in Love

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Love’s Work: Philosopher Gillian Rose on the Value of Getting It Wrong
Love’s Work: Philosopher Gillian Rose on the Value of Getting It Wrong

“You may be weaker than the whole world but you are always stronger than yourself. Let me send my power against my power… Let me discover what it is that I want and fear from love. Power and love, might and grace.”

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