Laura Davis

When It Was Too Late

“What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.” –Colette, French novelist and memoirist What did you realize about your life only when it was too late?

The Gifts I Have to Offer

“Every single day, I get emails from aspiring writers asking my advice about how to become a writer, and here is the only advice I can give: Don’t make stuff because you want to make money — it will never make you enough money. And don’t make stuff because you want to get famous — …

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Why I’m Here

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” — Mark Twain Describe for me a moment when you realized something about the deeper purpose of your life.

The Conversation I’m Avoiding

“The courageous conversation is the one you don’t want to have.” –David Whyte Tell me about a conversation you don’t want to have. What is it you need to say but are afraid to say? Then tell me whether or not you think you’ll ever have this conversation and why.

Death on My Shoulder

“Living a self-conscious life, under the pressure of time, I work with the consciousness of death at my shoulder, not constantly, but often enough to leave a mark upon all of my life’s decisions and actions. And it does not matter whether this death comes next week or thirty years from now; this consciousness gives …

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