Fear and Anxiety

It’s often said that a traumatic experience early in life marks a person forever, pulls her out of line, saying, “Stay there. Don’t move.

– Jeffrey Eugenides
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Sense Of Belonging

“What happens to a Black girl who is too anxious to ever feel like magic?”

– Jae Nichelle
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A P A T H I S C H

I don’t know,
If livin’ is worth the time,
So sometimes I just don’t

– Robin Thicke
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Serendipity

It’s a bizarre but wonderful feeling, to arrive dead center of a target you didn’t even know you were aiming for.”
– Lois McMaster Bujold
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Serenity

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.”
– Buddha
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V E R V E

The most beautiful make-up of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.”
-Yves Saint Laurent
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The Room Is As We Left It

“A grotesque of the present, upon the patterns of the past . . .”
-Marion Strobel

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Moments of Clarity

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”

— Steve Maraboli

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Ablaze And Alive

Light only shines from those who share

-Muse

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Calculations

“I don’t know what to tell you.
Your daughter doesn’t understand
math. Numbers trouble her, leave
her stuck on ground zero.”
-Brenda Cárdenas

Blog 10-9-16

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