Poverty is not the opposite of riches

Poverty is not the opposite of riches

My husband and I have been together fifteen years, and every Christmas we end up broke. It’s this crazy thing we joke about that happens no matter how well we plan our finances, and it’s not because we’re reckless or because we can’t add. The truth is, there’s only so...
I Don’t Belong Here

I Don’t Belong Here

I don’t belong here. In this place. In this family. In this life.  I’m sure we’ve all felt that way, and probably thought we were the only one to ask, “why am I here?” The only one to question the purpose of our existence. Especially when we have so much to be...
A Leaf in the Breeze

A Leaf in the Breeze

When I was sixteen, I told my surrogate mother how I saw the world. “I feel like a leaf in the breeze; being delivered wherever and whenever I need to be”. She was horrified. As a mystic, her concept of life revolved around layers of reality that require you to...

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