It Always Comes Back To Walden

Barb Parcells, Writing A Life

“Be resolutely and faithfully what you are. Be humbly what you aspire to be … man’s noblest gift to man is his sincerity, for it embraces his integrity also.”

Henry David Thoreau

I don’t think there is a generation alive on the planet today that does not contain a contingent of Henry David Thoreau lovers, specifically, lovers of his greatest work, “Walden.” In every generation for the last 150+ years, young and old have dreamed of leaving the rat race behind and going to live deliberately in the woods to follow their true passions. I am one such person.

I discovered old Henry David (as I refer to him) a little later than most people who were introduced to his work in college or high school. I did not complete my college education until I was in my 30’s, having returned to school to get my degree when my girls…

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About Sheila Callaham

Sheila Callaham is an author, motivational speaker, and life coach with a passion for helping others live the lives they truly desire. After a long career in corporate communications, Sheila resigned to spend more time with her family, write, and coach others to live their dreams. Sheila delights in motivating others, and works to facilitate transformational shift through her writing and coaching practices. Learn more at www.sheilacallaham.com and download Sheila’s free gift Five Steps to Release, Reboot & Reconnect to Your Dreams.
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