Getting Out from Under

Last night the city of Houston succumbed to the force of Mother Nature with flash flooding that wrought havoc on the physical, emotional, and psychological lives of many. For those who were fortunate enough to weather the storm with little or no consequence, today is more of an inconvenience than a nightmare and maybe, depending…

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Out with the Old

“Wherever you go, there you are” – likely, you’ve heard this line before. It’s one of those statements that sometimes brings about eye rolls because it states the obvious; some may even dismiss it as a deep thought that doesn’t go deep. Regardless of how you think about it (or not), there’s room here for…

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Feast or Famine

Thanksgiving: for some, it’s the holiday that kicks off a season filled with festivity, family, and friends; for others, it’s the gateway to a long, dreaded stretch of loneliness, scarcity, and disconnection. Too often, for some of us, holidays, represent as much emptiness as fullness. Your perception of the glass being half full or half…

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Trick or Treat

With Halloween fast approaching, you’ve probably asked, or been asked: “What are you going to be?” or “Who are you going as?” Whether it’s a goblin or a ghoul, a pumpkin or a giant M&M, the latest celebrity in the midst of scandal, or a creative twist on an everyday object, cliché, or person, Halloween…

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Letting Go

There’s a line from a Wailin’ Jennys song titled “Heaven When We’re Home” that goes like this: “I’ve been a fool, I’ve been cruel to myself, I’ve been hanging onto nothing when nothing could be worse than hanging on and something tells me there must be something better than all this”. Whether it’s a thought,…

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