Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This book was so damn great.  It is a fantastic example of good writing. It is a memoir, written in the first person. Checked off my summer reading list as a 5 Star.  I laughed, hilariously throughout and it helped me to see how screwed up things really can get. A wonderful fresh perspective. This is  Very Very good …

Growth

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” Please, don’t do what it takes to make me feel comfortable.  I have learned to welcome all criticism from others as gifts,  so that I can understand and become more.”   Mary Ann Burrows

Kindness

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The truth is that we are all good people and we are all loved. Its crazy to ask others for  love and respect when we aren’t willing to give it to ourselves. I understand this, as this was me.   Become the student of your own mind, and question every thought.   If thoughts like this resonate with you, please …

Be Here

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“It’s such a beautiful world when you don’t know and just notice.”  MaryAnn Burrows

Peace by M.A. Burrows

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I  met myself without my story, inside of my  beautiful mind. We  made peace, my mind, and I.   In here, I am clear. I am  free.  I am awake. I am only noticing. Simply flowing back and forth, with little effort, my brilliant imagination in perfect sync with the calm, silent melody of knowing. It is quiet, without war. …

Truth.

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“The Truth is, that I have never been wronged, not once, in my entire life, by anyone Everyone has been ‘righting’ me all along. The truth sets us free.”  Mary Ann Burrows