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 paperย 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 Bibleโ€ฆ   Book One of Plato’s Republic addresses an important question: what is justice? And, specifically, it discusses what we owe the otherโ€”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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