Comforting Thought: Be the humble apprentice of life

Book Review: Flights by Olga Tokarczuk

What we recognise as honesty in an individual is actually the humble demeanour of an apprentice.

Someone who pays close attention to themselves, others, life and the next steps they will take.

Someone who does not have all of the answers but who is attempting to learn what they can.

Someone who is just like everyone else. Wondering what they and their society is about to turn into.

Comforting Thought: Be the humble apprentice of life

From: Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words by David Whyte

Genre: Non-fiction, Spirituality, Philosophy

Rating: 3.5 stars

*Contains no spoilers

In this slim and elegant volume of philosophy and inspiration, writer David Whyte tackles the big topics and words that rarely get any airtime in our society, the kinds of things that haunt people but that are difficult to resolve and so are pushed under the rug. Read full review

Book Review: Consolations:The Solace, Nourishment & Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words by David Whyte
Book Review: Consolations:The Solace, Nourishment & Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words by David Whyte

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