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A New Lease on Life

A New Lease on Life

I didn’t even know how much I needed it until it arrived. (Well, that’s not exactly true.) I was crossing my fingers and toes that I would get good news, but I was preparing myself for the worst just in case. “Just in case” may feel like a denial of hope in a given situation. … Continue reading

Who Put the ‘Tude in Gratitude?

Who Put the ‘Tude in Gratitude?

During my first few years of college, I worked at a record store, an art supply store and later a book store. I listened to Throwing Muses on the bus, painted expressionistic portraits of friends and wrote poetry in coffee shops while smoking cigarettes. I wore red lipstick and black eyeliner. My hair was wild and … Continue reading

Everybody Poops But Not Everything in Life Sucks

Day 9: #Trust30 Project To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, that is genius. – Ralph Waldo Emerson A good friend is going through a personal crisis. She’s facing a financial situation with so many twists and turns, she feels emotionally … Continue reading