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And what if she didn't [know how to change her destiny]?

She was a woman born a child who remained a child

all her life.

She remained a child all her life for simple reasons of… 297 more words

Poetry

Love & Hate

Have you noticed how quickly, how easily, love can turn into hate?

If someone whom you apparently love, does not do what you want, what you expect and when you expect it, that ardour can swivel into anger and hatred. 500 more words

Self Discovery

Parenting Adult Children: Lessons from King Lear

In November I saw a Calvin College production of Shakespeare’s King Lear. Intrigued, I then read the play. Lear is elderly and wishes to step aside from the burdens of ruling. 840 more words

Aging

Good and wholesome fear

Our own Don Merritt, The Life Project,  is doing a lovely walk through Matthew.  Right now he is in Chapter 22 with the religious leaders of the Chosen People plotting the downfall of their own Son Of God. 864 more words

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Is unconditional love a myth?

We all know the feeling of having a crush on someone: the butterflies, the feelings rushing through our body, the fascination for that person, spontaneous and frequent fantasies involving your crush and yourself, craving to be with that person, and the list goes on. 1,219 more words

Relationships

My dear friend reality, I've done all I can (to bottle you)

@ilegal If you're able (or willing) to play the game others feel sounder at playing, you win or lose – but only ever on *their* terms.

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Poetry

My "dad"

My “dad” is so many things..
Cruel, mean, rude, narcissistic but loving is not one.

It took me my whole life to realize it.. I was blinded by what was supposed to be unconditional love between a father & daughter. 512 more words

Conditional Love