Blessed are the Forgetful: A follow up

In my last blog I shared how I was taking a bold step – rather than running away from the pain or sweeping it under the rug, I was going to turn around and face it. Blessed are not the forgetful, I argued; because “Forgetting” had left me with unresolved hurt that just kept resurfacing. […]

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Blessed are the forgetful…

“Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders.” -Friedrich Nietzsche Believe me, if I could forget it all I would. But here’s the thing, life isn’t a Jim Carrey movie. There is no cracking ice, no Kate Winslet with blue hair, and there certainly is no machine with the ability […]

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On Walking Away…

Things aren’t always as they seem… Two years ago (almost to the day) I wrote this paper for my Relational Communications class on an emotionally and verbally abusive relationship I had been in that had ended. To this day, my professor still brings it up every time he sees me, mentioning how he reads the paper […]

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What We Owe Our Enemy: A Look at Justice and Bullying

Here’s to the last paper I wrote in my undergraduate career! This one is for my Classical Political Philosophy class and is on justice according the Plato’s Republic versus the Bible…   Book One of Plato’s Republic addresses an important question: what is justice? And, specifically, it discusses what we owe the other—both our enemy […]

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Love is Blind.

“You have the gift of being able to see people for who they could be; just don’t mistake that for who they are.” I knew he was right when he said it, and I also knew I was already making that mistake. My history with love is not one with a happy ending – though […]

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