Tag Archives: Life

What do you want to be when you grow up?

The question we are all asked as 5 year olds, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Maybe they ask us because “it’s cute.” Maybe they have all the best intentions in the world, but is there something more … Continue reading

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When we can’t see what is waiting for us at the top.

Life sometimes offers us amazing opportunities. Once in a lifetime chances, and we have the decision to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Often without hesitation we scream back at life ‘YES’ fully encouraged and ready to take on the journey before … Continue reading

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Expectation, Expectation, Expectation, Who?

Why do we do what we do? The clothes we put on, the food we consume, the chores we do, the work we accomplish, and all of the extracurricular activities we take a part in. Is it to live a better life? Is … Continue reading

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Basic training: We’re already in the war.

When a soldier heads to battle, they go through training. They are not just thrown into the war zone with a, “Good Luck.” They go through a training course that tries its very best to prepare each individual for every … Continue reading

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Life is Short

Today, on September 11th, we are reminded of how truly short this life is. With the list of our daily duties, it is easy to forget. It is easy to forget the waiter that messed up our order, is a person. … Continue reading

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What they really taught us in school.

They say school taught us Humanities and Algebra, but we received much more. When our friend spread rumors about us, it completely broke our heart. Only to learn how to heal. We picked the pieces of our heart up and put them back together. … Continue reading

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An Invitation not the ‘RSVP’.

Life is busy. Can you agree? We run from task to task, checking off each item on our list. Somehow the list never ends. There is always something else. Another chore, another assignment, another diaper to change. All of our … Continue reading

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