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Planting Our Gardens

This was a week of planting flowers.

A few days ago, I’m able to tend some flowers in our town’s community garden. Over a cup of coffee, a young man and I talk about changing attitudes in this community. 1,019 more words

A Girl In Love, For The First Time

I’m just a girl,
In love for the first time.

In this season of spring,
With cherry blossom petals
Swirling and whirling everywhere.

It’s not exactly quite that… 67 more words

Change is Exhausting

When you’ve got nowhere to go, your only option is to stay on the tragegectory you’re currently on. Happiness is not a requirement during every chapter of life. 360 more words


How To Press On Through Trials When The End Is Unseen

“Who wants to die? Everything struggles to live. Look at that tree growing up there out of that grating. It gets no sun, and water only when it rains. 399 more words


Lessons from the Life of a Sixteen Year Old...Learnt in Deep Water

The first thing I notice is that the water is cold. Colder than even two days ago. Perhaps this is good. For I bought into it with me a mesh of thoughts, loosely tied with strands protruding, like Dorothy’s scare crow; straw sticking out like unkept hair. 762 more words


The Library: Daring Greatly (2012) by Brené Brown

Book Title: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown

In this accessible, fun, and powerful book, Brené Brown draws upon her extensive literature and research to argue that living vulnerably is not a sign of weakness, but courage.  74 more words


What is Fear?

What is fear?

Fear is an emotion induced by a threat perceived by living entities, which causes a change in brain and organ function and ultimately a change in behavior. 126 more words