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Expectations Rob Our Joy
I have proclaimed before—and will say it again—expectations rob our joy. Even more intrusive than that, expectations kill joy. Cold.Read more.
You Are Here to Leave Your Mark [Musings]
“Leave your mark”, what does this sentence even mean? When we think of changing the world, our minds take usRead more.
The There and Then of Happiness
Humans are funny creatures. I ought to know – I am one. We are the only beings who dream ofRead more.
Up the Mountain and Down the Valley
Allow me to be vulnerable and to admit to something which is a tad embarrassing. Even though I have beenRead more.
The Joy in Familiarity [Joy in the Mundane]
I enjoy finding nuggets of joy and happiness in the midst of the mundane because, in truth, the majority ofRead more.
Letter to the Parent I Used to Be
It is high time I write a letter to the parent I used to be. Dear Parent I UsedRead more.
The Real Pain of Not Belonging
I probably do not know you personally. However, I believe that I may I safely assume you are no strangerRead more.
Neighborhood Stalking [It’s not as bad as it sounds]
I am fond of a peculiar hobby: neighborhood stalking. While this may sound ominous it genuinely is not. I believeRead more.
Simple Breakfast Date
One can learn many lessons from a simple breakfast date. In November, one of my action steps for “marriage” wasRead more.
The Burden of the Writer
I am convinced the burden of the writer—or what it’s like to be me—is a very real phenomenon. No doubt,Read more.
Living in the Present [a Lesson in “What Is”]
Living in the present and accepting “what is” is not always easy especially when there are so many demands onRead more.
[I Am] The Biggest Winner
Allow me to introduce you to the biggest winner. The biggest winner happens to be ME! I am well aware someRead more.