Maya and Me: A Love Letter

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” ~ Maya Angelou When I was in 3rd grade, in a small rural elementary school in North Carolina, our teacher, Mrs. Thomas, read to us each day after gym. We would come into the room, our […]

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Finding Your Oxygen Mask

Perhaps, we should love ourselves so fiercely, that when others see us, they know exactly how it should be done. ~ Rudy Francisco Humans are busy and exhausted creatures. In fact, being busy and exhausted has become so ingrained in us that we have started bragging about it. This is what Oliver Burkeman has entitled […]

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Beauty in Chaos

The unsung beauty hid life’s common things below. ~Whittier There are days when I hate my alarm clock; days when all I want to do is march across the room and, like a cartoon character, smash it with a hammer, which is conveniently located under my pillow. It’s a ridiculous fantasy. For starters, my hammers […]

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