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“We Have All a Better Guide in Ourselves…Than Any Other Person Can Be.”

“We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.” –Jane Austen, Mansfield Park Agree, disagree?


Have You Ever Known that You Were Happy Without Feeling Happy?

Reading about J. K. Rowling’s new book The Casual Vacancy put me in the mood to re-read—for probably the eighth time—Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Oh, how I love to re-read. I enjoyed re-reading it tremendously, and I was particularly struck by a passage that I’d never noticed before. When, after much pride and prejudice, Darcy and Elizabeth agree to …