Elie Kallab | Harvard Conference 2016

An excellent and inspiring talk:
“Your life is an unfinished painting and as an artist of that painting you must fill in all the ugly holes to make it beautiful! I learned, through my journey, to love myself. I encourage you all to do that as well. Once we achieve this, we can start to love each other: our neighbors, our peers, and even the ones that seem so very different from us. Let us love each other and be kind to one another, because if we are able to spread more kindness, we will be able to bring more light to those who need it.”

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Here’s to voracious readers

5 Writers 5 Novels 5 Months

the-reader-young-woman-reading-a-book-1876Helga’s Post # 114:  This will be brief as I am in the midst of organizing an important family event. I am taking the unusual step of using someone else’s words in my post, a charming piece by Rosemarie Urquico. I am dedicating this to all you voracious readers and incurable romantics out there. As far as our male blog followers goes, take note, gentlemen. You could do worse.

“You should date a girl who reads.
Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes, who has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants to read, who has had a library card since she was twelve.

Find a girl who reads. You’ll know that she does because she will always have an unread book in her bag. She’s…

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