Intimacy. What is it? It comes with sharing with another those things that are rarely shared. And it comes from trust. It can happen suddenly. It’s not necessarily physical. 296 more words
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Last week I took my 15-year-old cousin Maddy to see the new teen comedy, The Duff.
Surprisingly, it’s not an ode to Hillary (Duff, get it?) but instead tells the tale of humiliation and redemption experienced by high-school senior Bianca who, thanks to her rude, jock of a next-door neighbour (who happens to be super HOT), discovers she’s a DUFF—designated ugly fat friend. 452 more words
Oscar Wilde once said, “be yourself; everyone else is already taken”.
Committing to finding a ‘sense of self’ is hard; it requires you to be introspective, and perhaps admit to yourself that you have issues; you must put yourself in vulnerable places, outside of your comfort zone, where you can discover your likes, dislikes. 1,976 more words
It feels good today. Really good. I spent yesterday on the Australian Avenue beach in an old fashioned way. With a beach blanket, a sand chair, a picnic lunch and even a floaty raft….and basked in the sun, in the company of a new man, listening to his life stories. 315 more words
Last week in church, we talked about Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, an thief who steals priceless silver from the church. When he is caught by the police, and the police question the bishop, the bishop responds, “Jean Valjean, you forgot these silver candlesticks too”. 866 more words