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Mentoring Book Reviews

The Trouble with Patience (and one possible way to fix it)

Pearl, showing off his masterful "constancy" skills as he pounces on the tasty delicacy now!

A few months ago, a dear friend gifted me with a wonderful book called "The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully" by Frank Ostaseki.

Unfortunately, I haven't gotten very far with my reading. It's not because I haven't tried, either.

It is mostly because each page makes me stop and think for...
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When Love Hurts


This is a story of two little birds, both cockatiels.

It's about a kind of love that is destructive. It's about when love hurts.

It's also about healing, growing, and changing.

Once there were  two cockatiels who came to a rescue from a hoarding situation. One was named Mama Bird, and one was named Pretty Boy. They were mother and son.

Pretty Boy was quite pretty. He was gorgeous gray, full feathered, and looked like a healthy cockatiel should.

Mama Bird was not...
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