We all put our best faces forward. To do otherwise is to expose ourselves to social harm and ridicule.
We learn to smile, even when inside we are crying a river of tears; painful buckets by buckets. 361 more words
George M. Ll. Davies is remembered with great reverence and respect by peace-makers in Wales, but is little known outside that small circle. And yet he had considerable influence on those around him – as a conscientious objector, social reformer, Member of Parliament, Methodist minister and conciliator. 1,811 more words
I hitch-hiked to Vancouver directly after my graduation in 2009. This experience became a rite of passage for me. I journaled, I met strangers who showed me hospitality, I slept outside, I wasn’t distracted by busyness and was able to actually do some good ol’ fashioned soul-searching. 888 more words