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Sacrifice

They say you must choose a sacrifice, and they are right. They say you must find a goal high enough to be worthy of its sacrifice. They are right. But sometimes, we don't pick our sacrifice. Sometimes, the sacrifice picks us before we have the chance to choose it. And then, rather than selecting a …

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Raindrops

In reverie I dance, enraptured by a world of thoughts And I wish that I could catch them all, but they fall much like raindrops. I scurry about with my bucket, hoping to all the raindrops taste. Then I realize that I'd capture more if I'd stand in just one place. I cry over the …

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Feeling Dizzy?

Why is it that I always learn more poorly when preoccupied with the awareness of overarching, long-term, daunting, seemingly unreachable goals? Why does this awareness impair my ability to retain information and learn efficiently in the short term? It's as if I'm climbing a mountain or a steep cliff. Looking up at the top - …

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2018 new beginnings represented by winding road

Hello, 2018!

I am so excited about this year!!

Mostly, because a new year is symbolic to me of new beginnings. And 2017 wasn't exactly the easiest year ever.

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, and the Indifferent

There is something that can be learned from everyone.