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The Hustle for Worthiness

“Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness. Happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes when you’re lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love.” –Adela Rogers St. 700 more words

Food For Thought

The Compartment Conundrum

I’ve been thinking lately about community and human connectivity. It’s becoming more and more dear to my heart as I see the divisive nature of our public discourse and the dismissive attitude so many have toward those whose lives differ from their own. 1,219 more words

Support Teams

Dear Nicole

Dear Nicole,

Although I have only briefly met you yesterday, our exchange of words couldn’t escape my mind. It is very uncharacteristic of me to openly express my emotions or to expose my inner world, also I’m not sure that you will ever read this, but to people who accidentally come across this, I would just like to share with you how my world was lit up in a coffee morning by an adorable old lady I barely know. 581 more words

Random Muse

“Patronizing is what makes the weak powerful before someone else weakness moment.”  Andre d’Aquino


Putting the Human back into Connection

When you hear the word ‘connection’ what comes to mind? For most it would evoke thoughts of seeking out the strongest Wi-Fi signal, typing out an introductory email to an important business contact or even sending a friend request on Facebook to build your network of connections. 976 more words


Funny the way it is

“Funny the way it is if you think about it, somebody’s going hungry, someone else is eating out. Funny the way it is, not right or wrong, somebody’s heart is broken, it becomes your favorite song.” Dave Matthews wrote this song that talks about the extreme juxtapositions in life. 1,273 more words

When It All Comes Together

Dosas over differences

Over the weekend, I had the amazing opportunity to perform on Blumenthal’s Belk Theatre stage for the 22nd Annual Festival of India in Charlotte. In case you didn’t know, I’m a flutist, but not… 304 more words

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