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Healing and the Mind

Healing and the Mind

1995 ·
·4.2·577 Ratings ·384 Pages
“ This being human is a guest house. Every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor...Welcome and entertain them all. Treat each guest honorably. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond. ” ― Rumi
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    ·4.35·376 Ratings
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    1989·
    ·4.2·142 Ratings
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    1997·
    ·4.05·208 Ratings
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    ·4.53·121 Ratings
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    ·4.13·170 Ratings
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    2005·
    ·3.97·160 Ratings
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    2014·
    ·4.18·1,292 Ratings
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    ·4.08·171 Ratings
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    2008·
    ·4.28·298 Ratings
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