Inspirational Quotes to Celebrate David Baldacci’s Birthday!

Inspirational Quotes to Celebrate David Baldacci’s Birthday!

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David Baldacci is a bestselling American novelist, who has currently published 38 novels and sold over 130 million books worldwide. His novels are generally true crime/detective stories such as Absolute Power, The Innocent, Split Second, The Camel Club, and True Blue, but he’s also also published young adult novels! His books have been translated internationally into 45 different languages and, in addition to his popular writing, Baldacci is a devoted philanthropist who supports adult literacy across America. Today is Baldacci’s birthday and we’re going to celebrate it by sharing these quotes straight from this acclaimed author’s writing! Image via Amazon    “Why can’t people …

Scotland’s First Space Pilot Took Children’s Book With Him Into Space!

Scotland’s First Space Pilot Took Children’s Book With Him Into Space!

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On February 22nd, 2019, the first Scottish person went into space. His name was David Mackay and he was inspired at an early age when he was given a book in his small village back in the 60s. According to the BBC he was given the book Exploring Space  as a reward for his good attendance in Sunday school in 1964. David Mackay revealed he was inspired by the book to become a pilot and eventually travel into space. His first dream was fulfilled by becoming a test pilot and eventually, the second was also completed when he became the Chief Pilot of …

A Homeless Man’s Coloring Book Pages Show Us Another Side of Creativity

A Homeless Man’s Coloring Book Pages Show Us Another Side of Creativity

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A lesson for children and adults alike. Healing, like creativity, is a process; there is no on/off switch. It flows like a river, sporadically obstructed by nature and chance. Shit happens—emotionally, spiritually, physically, we get hurt and we turn to various outlets to heal. People exercise, meditate, cleanse, float in some sort of sensory reduction tank (because apparently, that’s a thing), and others create. Regarding books, I do not mean to exclude the reader from this act of creation. There’s a well-known quote by Samuel Johnson circling our illustrious world wide web that says: “A writer only begins a book. A …