Selflessness

21 May 19

” And I say to myself: A moon will rise from my darkness.
” “وأَقول لنفسِي: سَيطلعُ مِن عَتْمَتِي قَمَر. ” -Mahmoud Darwish I once tried to wish you into my new chapter, but your story grew shorter. Soon there were very few sentences with your name in it, and I had no room left to […]

21 May 19
Bloomwords

My biggest weakness is narcissism. It’s all very fitting, since…

21 May 19
Encourage Yourself In The Lord

Exodus 20:12 “Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.”

21 May 19
Worship Wreck

In February, I wrote a post about why I think marriage exists – Marriage & Purpose. During a conversation with my husband about it, he encouraged me to do a follow-up post. And so, here we are.  🙂 How we enter marriage counts. The last lap to the wedding is often a time when many, […]

21 May 19
ersatzhuman

I fucking hate checking my mail. I am very good at managing my personal errands. I have a RothIRA and a 401k, I check my bank accounts everyday and log my expenses in a budget, I have haircuts scheduled weeks in advance, I pick up my prescriptions when my pharmacy calls me. But, I cannot, […]

21 May 19
Divine Twin Flames

The Amethyst Gemstone is one of the most popular and beautiful and often one of the most sought-after Gemstones. This gemstone is also one of the most powerful and protective stones. The Amethyst Gemstone admits healing energies properties and may improve life’s balance and mood changes. The Color of the Amethyst is a rich purple […]

21 May 19
Argent

 Yay, finals are over and I have time to my favorite pastime again~  Lesson learned that I’ll probably not heed: Don’t procrastinate!  Chapter 45: Something Old and Something New The wind around me began to pick up signifying the appearance of the portal. Off to the side I watched as the red sphere and red […]

21 May 19
National Post

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Latest on the commencement ceremony for a suburban Denver school that was attacked two weeks ago. (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Seniors from a Colorado high school where a student was killed trying to thwart a shooting two weeks ago have graduated. The Denver Broncos hosted commencement ceremonies for STEM School […]

21 May 19
myfox8.com

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20 May 19
AFROINSIDER

Catholic bishops in the country, under the umbrella of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM), have said  they  have not and shall not support or endorse any candidate or political party but said the  electorate should decide in conscience by turning to their  2018 16-page Pastoral Letter titled ‘A Call For A New Era In […]

20 May 19
Red Dirt Girl

1979.  That is the year I graduated from Holton High School with a class of a little more than 80 students, the same year as the release of the Sony Walkman.  Mobility — the idea that you could take music with us – was HUGE. The music channel, MTV, launched just a few years later […]

20 May 19
Coffee and Jesus †

Today has been a day of self-reflection, which is ironic because this story is about how I broke free of selfishness. I have to admit that I’m not exactly proud of the person I have been, especially over the past few years. Spiritually, I fell off the wagon, there’s no doubt about it. I had […]

20 May 19
The Paperback Page

Every avid bookworm knows how much fun it is to merge two different worlds together. One of the collisions I’ve enjoyed pondering the most about is The Hunger Games Trilogy and The Harry Potter Series.

20 May 19
Observations In Human Effectiveness

As someone who travels extensively for work, watching the occasional movie on board a plane is unavoidable. It is supposed to be a mindless activity, there for entertainment and relaxation. For me, however, I am drawn to the subtext, messaging, and dialog that sparks inspiration. I know. I’m a little nerdy. Or, maybe a lot […]

20 May 19
The Hande Scriptwriting Blog

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003), created by Joss Whedon, is widely acclaimed, amongst other reasons for balancing supernatural drama with moments of goofy comedy that define the show. As Owen (1999) discussed, “each episode is grounded in the tension between the embodied female heroine and the varied embodiments of evil she and her friends encounter”. […]

20 May 19
arTcana

The future. We want to know about it, we want to see it, we want to change it. Affecting the future has been a human desire since time immemorial. Basically, it boils down to control. In a world full of randomness and harm, we have an urgent need to try to control the world around […]

20 May 19
Magic Mittens

This week’s post is a very personal one. It is about loss, grief and gratitude.