Need a perspective shift?
I just finished reading EDUCATED, and wow—it packed a hell of a punch, literally and figuratively. Aside from peering into an upbringing very different than my own in terms of religion, distrust of government and modern health care, and a reckless self-reliance, the book spoke to me about family dynamics and the oft-brewing madness that many of us experience. Very potent read, and one that likely has helped remind many to feel grateful. I am also watching MAID on Netflix, and it’s gripped me from the very first dramatic can-this-really-get-any-worse (yes, it can) episode. It’s also a view into another world, one I don’t want to inhabit, but do want to cheer our intrepid girl to transcend. It’s never a bad idea to broaden your scope outside your own realm.
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