20 – The Sun Rises Every Day

Life is heavy and difficult. Just when you think you have it figured out, something comes from the middle of nowhere and kicks you down a peg. Sometimes, it is just a minor set back. You bounce back like nothing happened. Other times everything you know and believed in vanishes, and you are left back […]

22 – Love Is Hard

Love is defined most simply as a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties. It seems simple enough. In fact, it would be fair to say that most of my friendships fall within this simple definition. Love is not that simple though. At forty years old, I still can’t wrap my head […]

23- Everyone Is Smart In Their Own Way

I used to think the word smart was reserved for the type of people who became doctors and lawyers. These were book smart overachievers who could retain anything. They were incredibly articulate and always used the correct grammar. It was a very narrow minded view of what constituted intelligence. It meant that either a person […]

24 – Lies Hurt Everyone

  I don’t tell lies. I don’t stretch the truth. I don’t withhold information. There was a time I did tell some lies, and I stretched the truth, and I withheld some information. I didn’t think it was a big deal. These lies were about me and I was telling them for me. If no […]