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    Truth Telling and The Human Condition

    “The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.” -Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) One of the things that lights my soul up and ignites my creativity more than anything is attending the theater. I have seen countless fantastic productions, and traveled throughout 3 countries (and counting) to attend shows. One of the things I’ve noticed is that from Shakespeare to the hottest new musical, I always find myself connected to the character’s stories. Their fear, anger, frustration, heartbreak, joy, triumphs, and love stories. Why…

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    Facing The Fear Of Vulnerability

    “Vulnerability is not about fear and grief and disappointment; it is the birthplace of everything we are hungry for.” – Brene Brown Writing has been my passion for as long as I can remember. However, it is one of the things I keep most private in my life. Some of my closest friends have never seen my writing, aside from personal holiday cards I make out to them. In fact, I am about 1,000 times more likely to share my stories with complete strangers. When I started this blog, I made a separate Instagram account. To this day, only my childhood best friend and significant other know about any of…