Category Archives: philosophy

Let Your Heart Be Light

It’s after we’ve rang in the New Year and put away all the decorations, treats and gifts when we start to pull back. We’re pulled back into the grind of life, and with it so are our hearts. Continue reading

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In Defense of the Disney Princess

  “I am a Princess…   I try to be kind. I try to be generous. I am kind even when others are not so generous.   I believe compassion makes me strong. Kindness is power. And friendship is the … Continue reading

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Absolutes in the Grayest of Worlds

This is the time of year when I often take stock of my heart and find myself thinking sincerely about what I believe in the deepest parts of me. It’s simpler that it sounds, but it usually hurts at least … Continue reading

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The Deception of Charm—and What to Make of Prince Charming

I’m not writing to throw sticks and stones or to sulk about how love can be a broken hallelujah. And I’m not even writing in hopes that you’ll pay attention to the neon “Caution” signs we tend to blatantly ignore, … Continue reading

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Joyfully Fearful

Today, I’m excited for the one thing I’m dreading the most, and I’m reveling in the strangest combination of joy and sadness. The last first day of school for me means the last fresh start to a collegiate year of … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Have to Prove

The human race truly fascinates me. If you look close enough, you’ll see that we all essentially want the same things.  We all hope for the same things. We all strive for the same things.  Success, love, approval, admiration, acceptance—whatever … Continue reading

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Sifting Through the Diamond Mine of Pain

It’s been awhile since I’ve let myself really ponder the depths of life, and it’s taken quite a trial to bring me here. After five long years of battling cancer, my beloved grandma left this earth a few days ago. … Continue reading

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