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Every day she travels to the beach with a faded straw bag filled with "books, clean paper, long over-due unanswered letters, sharpened pencils, lists, and good intentions," (pg. 15).

"I am seeking perhaps what Socrates asked for in the prayer from Phaedrus when he said, 'May the outward and inward man be one.'" (pg. 23).

The author refers to the famous quote by John Donne. "No man is an island." The author adjusts the sentiment, stating, "I feel we are all islands - in a common sea". (pg. 40)

"Mechanically, we have gained, in the last generation, but spiritually we have, I think, unwittingly lost. In other times, women had in their lives more forces which centered them whether or not they realized it; sources which nourished them whether or not they consciously went to the springs," (pg. 52-53).

"I believe that true identity is found, as Eckhart once said, by...

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