The Eternal Value of Kairos Time

future and past

The Orphan Inside Me Anytime I went out in public with my mom when I was a little girl, I keep a constant close eye on her. It was as if I were the parent, and she the child. If she moved out of my line of sight for a moment, my heart would race,…

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Anger is Passion and Power Turned Inside Out


Getting Out I was 23 years old when I got called to the conference room of the company I worked for in Los Angeles, California. A few days before, I had given my four-week notice. The job wasn’t what they promised when I transferred from Minneapolis a few months before, and I wanted out. Sitting…

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When Friendships Die and it’s Nobody’s Fault


This is our coffee shop. It’s where we always meet. It’s Friday. It’s the day we always meet. Normally, we spend hours here, sipping our coffees, laughing and telling bad jokes like teenagers, trying out new thoughts on each other like we’re in the dressing room trying on dresses for prom. There’s no judgment. We…

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Possibility Doesn’t Need a Purpose, So Neither Do We


Job-title-less If you’ve been following my work, you know that the one thing I reject more than anything is labeling myself. “What do you do?”, a seemingly innocuous question, feels like a shortcut way of trying to get to know me, and I bristle when asked. I feel like the questioner wants to place me into…

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