Coastal Confidence

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Reading new book by Australian writer Tim Winton, which I will highlight next week, but for now one quote that resonates with me so much. Healing with my heals deep inside bleached beach sand.

“In sight of the sea I felt as though I had all my fingers and toes. I was relaxed and confident. At the beach I wasn’t just passive, letting life happen to me; I didn’t care about being smart or popular, I didn’t long to be better looking. The sea swallowed up all my primary school anxieties. Something suddenly consumed my whole attention.”

Tim Winton, Land’s Edge: A Coastal Memoir

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