Valdemar (The Last Herald Mage and Heralds of Valdemar by Mercedes Lackey)Read about another entry on the list.
- Have faith in who you are—who you are by nature is not “wrong.”
- If the people around you are toxic, there’s a group somewhere that will love and support you for who you are.
- But also beware of living in a bubble of like-minded supportive voices and forgetting that there’s a whole world out there with differing views who might hate or resent you, particularly if you shut yourself off from them so they don’t learn to do differently.
- I want to control things with my mind.