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Gains from The Lily of the Valley

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I have been reading a book called The Lily of the Valley. I suppose some of you would be interested in reading it. It is a great book which instructs us a lot about life. From this book, from the letter to Felix, a mother of severak children gave her learnings about the world, the rules she knew from the social world to her dear friend, Felix, who she saw as her children but who in fact fell in love with her. Felix and the mother held a balanced relationship in which they didn't intrude too much to cause great troubles in their life. Contrarily, they shared sorrows and joys while they are together. They showed empathy to each other. They are more friends than lovers. He is more of a child to her than of a lover.

From this great mother or great friend of Felix's, we shall not shoulder so many troubles caused to us by others who may do so unintentionally. Being indifferent to most people is likely to be the best tactic while getting along with others just as in a situation where you can talk to most girls like a great gentleman but only love one who you set your destiny for. While our hearts are away from so many troubles, we can whole-heartedly devote ourselves into our work to fulfil our dreams

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