Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Lidia Yuknavitch: The beauty of being a misfit.



Great talk.
You see, I'm trying to tell you something about people like me. Misfit people -- we don't always know how to hope or say yes or choose the big thing, even when it's right in front of us. It's a shame we carry.It's the shame of wanting something good. It's the shame of feeling something good. It's the shame of not really believing we deserve to be in the room with the people we admire.
Her book, The Chronology of Water, moved me immeasurably.
Sometimes telling the story is the thing that saves your life.
Check out her talk above.

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