Posts tagged Love
Will You Buy Me Flowers? A Moment of Shared Humanity

Connection has the remarkable capacity to transform our perception of ourselves, of others, and of the greater web of humanity in which we all share a part. In the truest sense of the word, connection shows up in many different shapes, sizes, and forms. Yet when we conceive of connection in our culture, we tend to focus the discourse around deeply woven, long-term relationships grounded in history and loyalty. In my experience, however, it is often the many moments of connection that have been just that—moments, fleeting in nature—that truly illuminate and, therefore, hold the capacity to transform our perception. 

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Planting & Pruning: Navigating doubts in teaching through honesty, faith, and love

Her short, black hair curled into rivulets. They bounced when she moved her head or nodded. Her green eyeshadow highlighted her brown eyes. Her mascara curled her eyelashes up and out; these eyelashes left a whisper of black on her upper eyelids. Her mouth formed a flat line, neither a smile nor a frown. She sat sandwiched between the bookends of her grandparents, slouching in her chair with her hands folded in her lap.

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Love, Loss, & the Making of "A Small Good Thing"

Little did I know that the making of this film would be my most important teacher in how to live in a better way. The film began as a way to highlight the latest research on happiness, but it became an exploration of how to hold to one’s true course despite disappointment, failure, and lost love.

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