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...It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.

We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be?
You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure … more

reviewed Catalina. July 18, 2010
Catalina [Hardcover]
This is one of the last books of Somerset Maugham and, although it may not be a masterpiece compared to other of his works (Of Human Bondage), it still remains a nice story, written with the same humor, …
reviewed The Host: A Novel. July 07, 2010
The Host: A Novel
Unlike the Twilight series, there isn't much outside action, but more inner movement. The characters 'dance' slowly and evolve in consciousness and understanding, growing in depth, and in …
The fifth mountain by Paulo Coelho
The novel is based on the story of Elijah from the Hebrew Bible, and the time he spent in the city of  Akbar. In a literary and more embelished  version of the biblical story, it …
Gone with the Wind (Book)
I can’t remember how many times now I have read this book already, yet I always do it with pleasure and I am always captivated to read it till late hours in the night, like the first time.   …
Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa
This is the story of Miyamoto Musashi, Japan’s most famous swordsman.   Lured to go and fight into the battle of Sekigahara, the 16 years old son of a rural samurai Musashi and his friend …
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Quick Tips
posted a Quick Tip about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.... July 10, 2010
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
The first of the series is so great, not only because of the happy ending and generally positive note (compared to the last volumes , for instance), but becaus eit somehow has a magical quality of almost …
posted a Quick Tip about The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. July 10, 2010
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
I loved this mixture of real and fantasy, and the all so human conflicts, ups and downs. Though a fantasy book, the inner quest and discoveries are so very real and likely to be found in anybody's life! …
posted a Quick Tip about Breaking Dawn (book). July 07, 2010
Breaking Dawn
There are scenes there that make you cry and scenes that make you laugh. The pregnancy thing plus all the maternal feelings/instincts - they were nicely and touching captured.
posted a Quick Tip about The Da Vinci Code. July 07, 2010
The Da Vinci Code, Special Illustrated Edition
It's easy and enjoyable as a lecture, although there is place for doubt and cotroverse in the facts. Eh, well, it's fiction after all. :))
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July 10, 2010

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