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The Brevity of Life Can be Found in Car Accidents

My day started like any other random Tuesday. I’m blowdrying my hair into a funky-faux-madina and I hear a super loud pop. I see something that appears to be a spring (which I now know to be a heat coil) fly across the bathroom and land in one of the sinks with a clink. I stand […]

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MLK on Friendship

Dark days will come in life. Sometimes they show up out of nowhere, other days they are self-inflicted and we can watch them roll in like the tide. The thing about dark days is that we all have them at some point. Trials in love, financial strain, career uncertainty, family problems, marriage heartache, infertility, cancer. […]

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A Little Ditty About Marriage

Today is our wedding anniversary and it’s only fitting that I offer a ditty about marriage… Except it’s not really a ditty… It’s more of a blog post. (I hope you wordsmiths enjoyed that. You’re welcome.) Let’s dance, shall we? I never really understood the saying “I married my best friend.” I threw the phrase […]

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While I Wait for Extraordinary Endings

We spend our lives waiting for extraordinary endings to things. We grow up brainwashed by the movies to think this life always ends in extraordinary ways. Relationships never actually end because the guy is always waiting at the top of the airport escalator and the girl always comes back. That’s not real life. Real life is […]

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Monday Musings 7.6.15

Live grateful. Be thankful. Count your blessings. No, those aren’t silly cliches people say. They are words to build your life on. The more thankful you are the more your life literally changes before your eyes. Be thankful for it all- even the crummy things that make you cry. In gratitude there is infinite blessing. […]

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