Sometimes life is just…

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One spring morning, I stood in the pick up/drop off zone outside my apartment building, tapping my foot ever so slightly in growing irritation. The Uber driver I waited on was delayed, and the window of time to make it to my scheduled appointment was growing slim. I really needed to get to that appointment; it was the ...

Fight

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I looked across the table into the eyes of my student. He was mid-sentence, pausing to articulate the thoughts running through his mind. He was facing for the first time in a long time - perhaps the first time ever - the question of his morality; what he truly believed was and was not acceptable in ...

On all that’s been done

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For the first time in days, I’m sitting in wonderful silence, back in my little living room. The morning sun is finally making it’s appearance through the blinds, and my coffee, now lukewarm, sits contently on the table next to me.   I don’t even mind that it’s lukewarm because heck; I’m bringing in the new year ...

When You’re Still Here Breathing

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You know those moments that stop you still in your tracks and enable you to see clearly - if just for a short while - what really matters in life? Loss; near death experiences; curve balls thrown at you; powerful stories. For most, life over time tends to have a mix of both highs and lows that ...

Layla Land

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I sat across a large conference table as the clock struck a quarter past eight. A mild scent of freshly brewed coffee lingered in the air as the machine gurgled in the hallway, slowly bringing the small office to life. I held my gaze at the instructor, listening intently to each word as he spoke. He ...