Amanda Cade

Worth It! (Things to try, read, watch, hear, and discuss)

As I explained in last week’s post, things have been tough lately. As a result, I’ve been doing even more reading than usual, because as Kate Morton wrote in The Forgotten Garden, โ€œSheโ€™d understood the power of stories. Their magical ability to refill the wounded part of people.โ€ Luckily, there were a lot of new …

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I recently reread Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, for the fourth or fifth time, and the other day I watched the movie for the second. It’s been on my mind this week, especially because of world events that have led me to reflect on the importance of kindness and tolerance. So this week, I wanted to …

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