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Joy comes in all shapes and sizes. It comes in huge occasions and simple reminders. It comes in laughter and smiles. It can come through the familiarity of friends and family or the serendipity of strangers. Pure joy is the catalyst for hope when times are tough, faith when things are uncertain, and love when times … Continue reading Pure Joy
"Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." Alfred Lord Tennyson I hate this quote. Correction: I hated this quote. I hated it before I loved and lost. I never understood how it was easier to have loved, to fully live and breathe that feeling and to lose it, … Continue reading Love Lost
The "firsts" are the most significant times in any journey. The first words, the first laughs, the first nights out are so incredibly memorable. But the first times without those joys can be equally memorable for their hollowness and sadness. My life's journey has now been intertwined with grief. I'm slowly realizing that this new … Continue reading The “Firsts”
Life is a series of forgetfulness. We grow up as kids forgetting our families to spend time with our friends. When we get to be adults we forget our friends to spend time building our careers. Once we are seasoned professionals we forget our careers to search for what truly makes us happy. At least … Continue reading Remember
Whether you like it or not, life keeps moving. It's tortuous or comforting depending on the experience. It's life's way of normalizing itself; a homeostasis that happens, whether it is torn apart by tragedy, or deepened by a blessing. Whatever comes in and out of your life there is a normalcy that must resume. However, … Continue reading The New Normal
When I was in Boy Scouts one of the merit badges I earned was Lifesaving. The most important lesson I took from that experience was that if a person is drowning you should never jump in to try to save them. Instead, look for an object to throw to them to help them float or … Continue reading Me, Myself and I