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Are you truly blessed?

Today’s Thingkering thought: What are God’s real blessings in life? Can I recognise them? Is recognising them in itself a huge blessing?

Is that new sports car whizzing into your nieghbours garage a real blessing? 246 more words



I was thinking about the other night when I fell instantly asleep. It was very strange and wonderful. I got into bed, laid down. There was not a thought in my head, not a feeling in my mind. 371 more words

Featured Writer Ingrid Fichtner: One Poem

‘Thinking about Things’ and ‘So nachdenken’ “were ‘born’ at the same time; in a way, both versions are originals. Which makes me think right now – one could view any poem as a kind of translation, within one language usually … When I’m in touch with English-speaking friends, I sometimes start out writing a poem in English. 314 more words

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the lives of others

An often unadvertised side effect of law school is the feeling of inadequacy. Everyone knows it’s difficult, it’s a heck load of reading, but no one really told you you will wind up feeling shitty about yourself and extremely jealous of others.  446 more words

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on finding comfort in others

I am a firm believer in the concept that we are in full control of our emotional responses to external stimuli – nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent… 425 more words

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Hold me in this wild, wild world

It’s the last Friday night of summer; school starts this coming Monday. I’m sitting here at the dining table, half-trying to do some readings for Corporate Crime, which is really just a bamboozle of big words like “Fraud”…. 869 more words

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Home is where I belong with you

It’s been 4 days since I’ve been back from my 3 week (self-proclaimed) sabbatical in Myanmar. 3 weeks seem like a short time on hindsight, and even more so when compared to how long it’s been since the last time I went back — 3 years — but during the 19 days there, time passed so slowly my skin crawled. 356 more words

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