Would you rather be right or happy?

When it comes to divisiveness, it’s because there are two or more sides to an issue, and each person is passionate about their side and unwilling to hear from the other side. Yes, I’m talking politics. Yes, I’m talking religion. Yes, I’m talking human rights. But I don’t think hope is lost. I think we can help improve the divisiveness of this world by doing this one thing….


“The river needs to take the risk of entering the ocean because only then will fear disappear…”


“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou

Letter from my 8-year-old self

In my journey through the Artist’s Way, this week’s assignment was to mentally time travel to when I was 8, and remember what life was like for me back then. So here’s what I remember.

The temptation to give up

Today, an author I’m friends with wrote a post about giving up. “It turns out the world does not need my novels,” she wrote. “I have spent thousands and thousands of hours writing and reading about writing, and for what?” I hate that she wrote this. And I get why she wrote this. And I …

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