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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

Oh my stars!!! My heart needs this so, so badly. My mother is dying...my heart is breaking like never before, and I need some light. Thank you, Suleika, for this wonderful event.

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I'm so sorry to hear this Mary! I hope the workshop will be a solace to you. Sending love.

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One hour, where I may join in the hearts of others. Thank you!

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Big love....big hugs Mary xxo

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Hugs for your 💖🤗💖

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Thank you so much. I need it badly.

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In the spirit of the day, Mary, please hold yourself tight, as if you were someone you loved. It helps me to think of myself in the third person.♥️

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Her book about marriage Was the first book I read the whole book through in a decade after falling asleep while reading most of the time, I could only get through a couple pages of most books

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Wish that you can somehow see some sort of light every day!

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Sending hugs and peace to you, Mary.

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Heart hugs Mary.

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Thank you, Pat. I need it. I really do.

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Mary. you take your father's mother's genes with you. comfort your mom. as she did for you as a baby. ( if she will let you)

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Aug 31, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

I’m so excited for you! Even though I cannot be there, reading this reminded me of the power of connection. In the summer of 2020 I was living in my car, completely alone and about ready to give up. For some reason I opened Instagram (which I rarely did...it was probably the first time in at least 6 months) and the first post to come up was one of Elizabeth Gilbert’s. I ended up on her page and reaching out to someone tagged in another post, which helped me gain a new perspective and, most of all, hope. It was that post which also led to finding others who’s stories inspired me (one of those being Suleika, and here)...so as I read this, it felt as if things were coming full-circle. I will always remember that post and be forever grateful to her.

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I love this so much. ❤️

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Sep 1, 2023Liked by Carmen Radley

Sorry, this is completely unrelated to the post but I don’t know where else to ask. A couple months ago I sent you an email however the only address I had was from a pre-Substack newsletter (suleika@theisolationjournals.com). I know you have a lot going on and it isn’t that I need or expect a response, just wanted to make sure I sent it to the right place as I realized after the fact things may have changed (and found out the other day people haven’t been receiving my messages at all).

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Hi Rachel! Yes, that email is the best one to use! From time to time—especially during busy seasons—we're not able to respond individually, but please know that we read every one and we're always happy to hear from you!

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Thank you. I can imagine you guys get a ton also. With my email being glitchy and having used an old newsletter, I didn’t know if that was still an active email address or I sent something off into the void.

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Sep 1, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad

That moment truly changed (if not saved) my life.

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

Squeal! I’m so excited about this! Two of my favorite authors. The world looks brighter today! ❤️

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❤️❤️❤️

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I can hear your squeal!

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

A gift indeed. I just exclaimed to my partner, “I have something exciting on Sunday!!”

Thank you!

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I feel the exact same way. ❤️

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This made me smile. 😃

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I was smiling when I typed so I’m glad it was contagious over text!! ☺️😁

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Aug 31, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

Have a splendid time! Two women of such joy and wisdom 💖

I’ll be out celebrating the two year anniversary of my stem cell transplant. Looking forward to finding this in the archive!

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Happy anniversary! I hope it's a glorious day. ❤️

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Thank you! We are walking to a memorial for the WW1 Indian servicemen who were cremated here in East Sussex followed by an Indian meal.

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

Ooh la la! The dynamic duo! Can’t wait!!

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👯‍♀️

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

Only perfect timing for me, thank y'all!

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Aug 31, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

THE HYPE IS REAL! Truthful connection fam =)

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Date = saved! Thank you both! Can’t wait 🤩🤩

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

Can't wait!

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

Thank you! 💫💖💫

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I am so over the moon about this. Thank you! I think Liz Gilbert is a goddess, and I am so excited for this hour. Thank you! Thank you!

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I couldn't agree more. ❤️

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Aug 31, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

Wonderful!!! I look forward to seeing you both! ❤️

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

💚💚💚

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

Yay! What a wonderful surprise! Elizabeth Gilbert - can’t wait. Thank you Suleika.

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Aug 30, 2023Liked by Suleika Jaouad, Carmen Radley

This sounds great! I was just thinking this morning. I haven’t received a newsletter lately.

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Oh no! Send us an email at suleika@theisolationjournals.com and we'll look into that for you.

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