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Clay Lowe

@soulcruzer
 · 1yr ago · 4:57
What's Your Go To Book?

"…But I love the little Nuggets of wisdom that are, I'm going to say, hidden throughout the text, but they're hidden in plain sight. They're kind of there, but they're just these little Golden Nuggets that just remind you of things like, for instance, never let your dreams die. And as try to set my sound when I think about it in the context of the book and some of the characters that you come across who had dreams of going after their dreams.…"

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Tim Ereneta

@Tim
 · 1yr ago · 3:05

"…The collected works has more than 200 fairy tales in it, and I would say there are 180 that rarely get told, and it's those that I find myself drawn to, and the older I get, the more wisdom becomes unlocked. It's not so much that this is a text that has Nuggets in it as that the images in the stories speak to me differently. The older I get, there's one story in particular. I'll give it an example.…"

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Deborah Pardes

@DBPardes
 · 1yr ago · 1:24

"…And I like Dorothy Parker because she's just a badass and she's funny in her time. She was a reverent. But now she's a Reverend too. Excuse me. So you're making me want to pick up that book again and revisit it and just go to some of those stories goofy. I need that. So thank you for this. While I'm reminded me to go do that.…"

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Clay Lowe

@soulcruzer
 · 1yr ago · 1:18

"…That's a that's pretty fascinating, Tim, in terms of the grim tales. And you're right. We all know half a dozen of them, the big, the big ones. But I hadn't fully appreciated that there's a, you know, or 180 unaccounted for tales. So you're making me want to go and get myself a copy and start going through some of these stories.…"

That's going on my list @Tim

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Clay Lowe

@soulcruzer
 · 1yr ago · 1:50

"…I know that feeling, Deborah. There's just so much to read and so much we want to get into, but only so many hours in a day. And we still have to do other things, like work and all that stuff. Stuff I kind of sometimes wish I could do, like Joseph Campbell did and find myself a cabin in the Woods for five years and just disappear and read without any distractions. But, yeah, there's so much to get to.…"

Thanks for the popping that NYT ref in my mind @DBPardes

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Sohini Joarder

@Rover_Phoenix
 · 1yr ago · 1:03

"…Well, I'm not a good reader, so I don't like reading much of books, but I do like a selective view and my go to book right now. There are two. Number one is how to settle out of not giving up f***. And the second one is good omens. Well, the first one actually helps me deal with the times I'm down with my anxiety sometimes and all, and the second one with good omens.…"

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Clay Lowe

@soulcruzer
 · 1yr ago · 1:15

"…Hello, RP. Thanks for the reply. Yeah, I know that. I've just been a big reader since I was a kid. It's just something that's always stuck with me. But the two books you mentioned first one, the art is not given the fact I've not read that, but I'm familiar with Mark Manson's work. I read his blog quite often and yeah, he does make you sort of dark pause, reflect, sync and point you to a higher focus.…"

@Rover_Phoenix I loved Good Omens!

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Sontaia Briggs

@PKBriggs
 · 1yr ago · 3:00

"…I'm going to try the Zigar Kang TRUL, and then there's another one. It's easier than you Think by Sylvia Borstein. And I probably spoke about either of these books and as well. But, yeah, those books I find when I think I go to things that will center me or remind me of the things I need to be reminded of. And I think I have a go to genre now, which is like memoirs. I don't know.…"

@soulcruzer Love this conversation!

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Clay Lowe

@soulcruzer
 · 1yr ago · 3:02

"…So catching all its forms and listen to the audiobook, you can read it and watch it on Netflix. Outstanding.…"

@PKBriggs it's all good.

Chatty Girija

@CheersChatty007
 · 9mo ago · 1:42

"…Hey, I don't really have a Goto book, but I have books that I go to many, many dbpardes ago. I read The Future Shock by Alvin Toffler and it was crazy at that point of time. And I read it and said how can people be recognized in future by numbers and by usernames and stuff? They're not by their names. And that's the Tim that we are living in.…"

No got to book. Go to many books @CheersChatty007 #gotobook

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