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Photography vs. The World

Photography vs. The World

I’m not certain if we realize just how much photography impacts our world.  It provides glimpses into corners of the world we may never see, it helps to preserve our memories, it shows us both the joys and atrocities all around us.  Sometimes though, they represent a distorted view.  The use of filters and apps, […]

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The Journey to Self

There are a few things I have learned in life, especially in the past 10 years. We are a people walking around not only connected more to our phones than to ourselves or others, but also hiding behind any number of masks!  The path to self is filled with so many obstacles, it’s no wonder […]

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Love Deeply

One Day

”One day, you will meet a girl who will talk about the world as if she’s lived a thousand lives and she’ll see things in such a different perspective that you’ll question everything you know. She’ll describe things in words you’ve never heard but they sound so beautiful coming out of her mouth that you’ll […]

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Getting Out of Our Heads

We all have moments (or years) when we get stuck in our heads. Welcome to the chaos.  We get stuck in the past, we worry about the future, we over-think everything to death.  It’s reached a level far beyond pondering about life, goals, dreams, what’s for dinner, etc.  Nope, it’s nothing sweet and pretty but instead, […]

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Loving Someone in Spite of Flaws

“Loving someone just as they are is more essential than anything you do for them.  To love them just as they are is like telling them that they are worth loving no matter what.  To love them with all their flaws is like telling them it’s their flaws that make them special.  To love them […]

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Defining Emotions-An Exercise

Jeffrey Eugenides writes, “Emotions, in my experience, aren’t covered by single words. I don’t believe in “sadness”, “joy”, or “regret.”  Maybe the best proof that the language is patriarchal is that it oversimplifies feeling.  I’d like to have at my disposal complicated hybrid emotions, Germanic train-car constructions like, say, “the happiness that attends disaster.” Or: […]

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