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Reflections

I’m Slow

I’m slow at pretty much everything. I procrastinate. I take my time. I want it to be perfect. I don’t want to rush. I’m slow at picking up the latest trends. I don’t usually acquire latest fashions until years after they become a thing, if at all. And I remember that when my family went […]

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It’s Your Story

You know when people are asked about their experience with something and instead of telling what they felt or experienced, they start talking with a depersonalized “you:” You feel like… You start thinking that… It makes you want to… But what they really mean is “I”? I felt… I started thinking that… It made me […]

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Power

Nelson Mandela talked about a power struggle in Long Walk to Freedom. He spells out, in one particular moment, why the white-run political system doesn’t want indigenous black and mixed-race representation in government. It’s because they’re afraid of what will happen if they cede power to a group of people they have purposely, systemically oppressed […]

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Marriage

Why so serious?

“We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” Dr. Seuss One of the best pieces of marriage advice that I received was: Don’t take yourself too seriously […]