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One morning, in February 1986, out of nowhere, I experienced a realization.

One morning, in February 1986, out of nowhere, I experienced a realization. In an instant, I discovered that when I believed my stressful thoughts, I suffered, but when I questioned them, I didn't suffer.
Posted 4 months ago

In life, never lose hope that you are nearing a dead end, Only when you rea

In life, never lose hope that you are nearing a dead end, Only when you reach the end of the road you realize a road to its left and to its right.
Posted 4 months ago

Where was Sam?It hit her full force then, the shocking realization. Was thi

Where was Sam?It hit her full force then, the shocking realization. Was this how Sam felt? Was this how he’d been feeling since the beginning? All eyes on him? Everyone waiting for a decision? Even as people doubted and criticized and attacked?She wanted
Posted 4 months ago

Change is like the skin peeling off of a snake. It is slow. It is sticky. A

Change is like the skin peeling off of a snake. It is slow. It is sticky. And sometimes you have to rub against a hard place to pull yourself through it. But in the end, you realize that it was worth it all to get the the new place and new person you have
Posted 4 months ago

And I didn't tell mom what happened. She'd already warned me that bad thing

And I didn't tell mom what happened. She'd already warned me that bad things could hide in the most unlikely places.
Posted 4 months ago

Attraction is often mistaken to be love. If you're in a relationship doesn'

Attraction is often mistaken to be love. If you're in a relationship doesn't necessarily mean you're in love. And what do you do when that ephemeral attraction is long gone? What people call break-ups are nothing more but the realization that you didn't l
Posted 4 months ago

Those of us who have the luck to enjoy good health forget about this vast p

Those of us who have the luck to enjoy good health forget about this vast parallel universe of the unwell-their daily miseries, their banal ordeals. Only when you cross that frontier into the world of ill-health do you recognize its quiet, massive presenc
Posted 4 months ago

I have always waited for the perfect tools to carve a statue, little did I

I have always waited for the perfect tools to carve a statue, little did I realize that tools were never the issue, It's my carving skills which needed an upgrade and improvement.
Posted 4 months ago

It will take just a simple realization to cause a big change!

It will take just a simple realization to cause a big change!
Posted 4 months ago

I didn't realize it until now, but I don't really know anything about them,

I didn't realize it until now, but I don't really know anything about them, or what kind of people they are, really. You can't see inside a person's heart.
Posted 4 months ago

We both have a lot of growing-up to do... A lot of the world to see & figur

We both have a lot of growing-up to do... A lot of the world to see & figure out on our own." -- Leo
Posted 4 months ago

So what did it matter where she came from? Who-or what-her parents were? Ev

So what did it matter where she came from? Who-or what-her parents were? Everyone's family was messed up in some way including my own. And she was still the same Ariane.
Posted 4 months ago