Category Archives: Lessons

Escape Essentially

Someone made a comment to me the other day that made me realize how different people can be. People’s perspectives of the world can differ so greatly even if those people have grown up in relatively similar conditions, similar education, … Continue reading

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What Kind of Future

The evening I started writing this was the evening I realized that we are responsible for ourselves and our lives. Doesn’t it sound like such an obvious statement? We are responsible, in control of who we are, what we do. … Continue reading

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Wonder

I find people make a lot of excuses. Excuses for not going out, not trying things, not opening themselves up to something new. I make them for myself too. My usual excuse is that I don’t feel like doing something; … Continue reading

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Lessons from Walter Mosley

I read a book recently that told the story of two sons. The mother of the first son died while giving birth but the boy had a very loving father whose success allowed the boy a rather privileged up-bringing. Although … Continue reading

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Lessons from J. D. Salinger

“‘The mark of an immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.’” This quote spoken by Mr. Antolini in J. … Continue reading

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Simple Meaning

The simple things. I don’t exactly know how to define this. But I don’t think that matters. Everyone can think of something seemingly simple that brings them joy. As I drove to school this morning, the sun shining, the sky … Continue reading

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Lessons of Relationship Dynamics

A lot can happen in 9 months. People you thought would always be in your life can suddenly be removed from it. It’s strange how someone can become your whole life and just be gone in a day. I can … Continue reading

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