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5 ways to help you meditate

We’ve heard that meditation is going to make life a little easier. We rest our mind and our body and settle ourselves into the limitless abyss far, far away from the *insert utility* bill. 505 more words


Q3 Postmortem

My children are looking forward with great anticipation for the next installment of the Star Wars franchise. The idea of the rag-tag warriors battling against insurmountable odds and somehow winning has captivated viewers the world over and my family is no exception. 678 more words

A Holiday Novella

My Holiday Novella is a contemporary story stretching from the south side of Chicago out to Wyoming and back. Brandon is a young man who has lost his parents and almost his will after a tour in the army overseas. 92 more words

Letting go of your dreams

Like most people, I often confuse myself between my wishes and my dreams — a wish is usually only a passing thought that most people never act on but a dream is something that captures your heart and spirit. 485 more words



It’s a word that has many different connotations. For the purposes of this article, I would like to explore the denotative meaning in the Declaration of Independence, when our Founding Fathers declared, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,”. 637 more words

The Holidays

I’ve heard this song for a while now and I love it! It gives me goosebumps every time. Except, this morning, it opened my eyes. I guess you could say I’m starting my “new years resolution” early. 417 more words

5 Ways to Turn Obstacles into Opportunities

Why does this keep happening to me? Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know. It’s important to deal with obstacles like opportunities so that we can be persistent with making every day better. 477 more words