Practicing humility

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For the past several days, Sofie has been begging me to get out my old dance videos so she can watch them. We finally pulled out Swan Lake for her. I wish I could say that this is a tale… Read More »Practicing humility

Even darkness must pass

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“But in the end, it’s only a passing thing, this shadow; even darkness must pass.” —Samwise Gamgee And I hope that it’s true. Writing today felt so wrong. Writing feels normal when I feel anything but normal. I feel chaotic,… Read More »Even darkness must pass

My bedroom

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I have always loved the bedroom I have at my parents’ house. I love staying in it when I’m visiting. It helps that it’s still exactly the same as I left it when I married Ben almost straight out of… Read More »My bedroom

Perspective

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(Disclaimer: This post is merely an observation from my own life experiences and shouldn’t be taken as the advice of an expert). Perspective shifts everything. A change in perspective can make our lives swing on the pendulum between hard and… Read More »Perspective

Trying to find normal

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What even is normal anymore? I feel that the world has changed for good, and yet, I keep searching for “normal”. I want it back. I want to stop feeling that nudge against the side of my heart telling me… Read More »Trying to find normal

Let fear drive

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I sat in my comfort zone for eight 8-years, and I waited to succeed. I worked hard in this comfort zone, don’t get me wrong. But there was something missing, something that, when I talked to my peers, I saw.… Read More »Let fear drive

Distraction

I sat down to write a post about chasing your fear, but I never got around to actually writing it. This computer sat on the table for the entire day, open but not touched. When I finally sat down to… Read More »Distraction

Autumn Light

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That autumn light reveals itself earlier than one would expect. I step outside for a morning breather and glance at the pool. The breeze is cool and the light feels lower. It feels different. It feels like the beginning of… Read More »Autumn Light