Archive for September, 2014

Why a good book is a secret door

Childhood is surreal. Why shouldn’t children’s books be?

In this whimsical talk, award-winning author Mac Barnett speaks about writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder — and what real kids say to a fictional whale.

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Jamie Catto says…

“If you really want to create a masterpiece out of your life, your yoga or whatever you do, you need to become fascinated with all the places where you’re wounded.”

“Enlightenment is… loving the freaky, wounded creature you are – right now!”

“We are, every one of us, like a wise guru in charge of a mental patient.”

Jamie Catto

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