Category Archives: real life

A lesson about sharks

There are people in the world who are truly zealous for your success. They will feed into your life in a way that is meaningful, as you do into theirs. Then there are people who act like they want you … Continue reading

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I can’t run from myself…

There’s nowhere to hide. For years, I was convinced that if I kept it moving, eventually things would be different. Better. As if miraculously, all of the baggage I was carrying around would be lost by the airline, and I’d … Continue reading

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Emotions happen, y’all

Over the years, I’ve been taught, encouraged, almost coached to suppress my emotions. Ok, let me be more specific. Happy was good. Anger was understandable. Fear was normal…but we pretended it wasn’t always sitting on our shoulder, holding onto our … Continue reading

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Have you ever had a day that was so chock full of emotion that you are completely, emotionally hungover the next day? Well…that is me today. Yesterday my niece graduated from high school. I may be weeping under those sunglasses…but … Continue reading

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You have ACES, baby!

We are all dealt a hand of cards when we’re born. Genetics. Family. Geography. But…how you play the hand is up to you. Last night, I was watching a poker game. Everyone at the table plays a certain character at … Continue reading

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The illusion seems so real

So…I realize that I’ve been radio silent. Again. It’s amazing how easy it is to let life steal my voice. A few weeks ago I had a major breakthrough only to hit a wall. So many times I feel like … Continue reading

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Grooving

Well…last week was a whirlwind, to say the least. If you’d talked to me on Monday, I would’ve told you a completely different version of my life than what actually transpired. I didn’t have time to process what occurred, and … Continue reading

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Suddenly?

Well…I am officially employed. It happened quickly. On a whim, I sent my resume. Less than 30 minutes later, I had an interview. About 24 hours later, I had an offer. I wasn’t expecting any of this. That’s probably why … Continue reading

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Long term vision

A mistake that I’ve made in the past is focusing so acutely on the short term that I lose sight of the long term. Some may say that I cut my nose off to spite my face. I recently read … Continue reading

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Stalled out

A long time ago, I had a car that I lovingly called the blue bomb. Friends gave her to me. It was a beater Subaru…banged up door, years past its prime. I was thankful for the blue bomb. There was … Continue reading

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