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i hope you have the courage to just be you

For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We…

12 Sep 2016
culture nyc

fifteen ways nyc teaches me how to live

fifteen years ago today, i was a mere 26 years old. i worked as a special education teacher in asheville, north carolina. i was married to my ex-husband. and i had just been offered a job at a church in a nearby small mountain…

11 Sep 2016
culture life

one week later: living for flowers + candles

the other day, i found an amazing video on Facebook. a parisian reporter was asking a young boy how he was feeling after all of the bad things that happened in paris last week. the dad jumped into the interview and had the most amazing…

20 Nov 2015
culture

“let me embrace my life”

sometimes life is just not fun. many times it’s not what we expected it to be. change comes when we don’t want it. disappointment, challenges, and suffering seem to be the norm instead of the exception. how do we deal with that? how do we keep…

18 Sep 2015
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f*ck it + other mantras

i’ve discovered a few phrases that i am going to incorporate into my life. let’s call them mantras. of course, i have a few that i already use quite often. must notably, follow your bliss. the famous quote by joseph campbell about discovering who…

15 Sep 2015
life stockholm the sacred everyday

| week twenty one |

i miss doing a weekly photo update. sharing the random little snippets of my life that i capture on my phone. so, i think i’m going to begin that again. then, the rest of the week i can focus on other kinds of posts:…

25 May 2015
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Why I don’t care about being happy

it just doesn’t matter to me. being happy. i mean, there are happy moments. and i love happy moments. but, that is not what i am really after. that’s too shallow of a goal. what i am after is much deeper. what i want…

7 May 2015