He’s right, I think. It’s inspiring to meet someone so centered and grounded. So sure of what he wants that he’s willing to turn down what we normally call success to have it.
Today, if you run an independent bookstore, you must be unique and damned good at business since you can’t compete on price alone against Amazon.
” this sounds so weak and fragile and mealy-mouthed compared to people who have been truly broken and have stood up anyway and walked through their brokenness”