A time for letting go

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A writer ahead of his time

Danish author Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a writer ahead of his time. Growing up in Odense, this nineteenth-century author wrote about a young girl who became a hero, the importance of being true to yourself, how inner beauty becomes apparent with the passage of time, and the value of independent thought.

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Fruit Gathering

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The beginning and the end

I have a story to tell and it’s taken years to find the proper words to tell it. I met the man who would help to grow my soul in January of 2004. We were both students at the same small community college and we had signed up for the spring children’s play – a production of The Prince and the Pauper. He played the role of a rich and wealthy lord. I played the role of an old beggar woman.

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Dealing with emotional immaturity in others

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Taking offense without giving in to anger

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“Love can certainly hurt, but should never push us into destructive anger. Love seeks understanding, the salve to anger.”

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Goodbye old friend

The trouble with long-term relationships is the struggle to see someone for who they are and not the person they used to be all those years ago.

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03 The Flower Garden

02 A Boy & Girl

01 The Mirror