Soft Center

            Many of us (most of us!) make judgments or decisions about people and situations based entirely on a first glace.  I’m wondering if it’s another cultural failure?  Are we raised and reared to cast those spur-of-the-moment, based-on-nothing, declarations of others?              Because when we […]

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To Be, To Feel

             Without sorrow, we cannot truly understand what it might feel like to be happy.  Without pain, our concept of joy may not be as deep, as comprehensive and full.              On this journey, it is very much part of our job, our lesson, our […]

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Individually

             Every day, at just after midnight, our calendar changes.  In around four weeks, it changes again.  When twelve months have passed, another change is marked.  In ten more years, it’s called something else entirely.              It’s a sort of random-yet-confining set of rules, this […]

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Necessary

             What does it mean to be needed, and is it a way we wish to have others view us?  Don’t we all struggle to feel worthy and of value?              Do we really HAVE to have all the things we cling to?  Are all […]

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