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Sometimes I feel like I'll never fit in. For that reason I may always feel alone. I live in a world where attacking in self defense is considered justifiable. Where giving love unconditionally is met with skepticism. Where we spend more money to keep people...

To “have nothing” is a relative term. It depends on what you place value on. People spend a lifetime building desires and expectations, and then accumulating objects or experiences to sustain their happiness. Desire and disappointment go hand in hand. When we shelter one, we...

This is the grave of a married couple in Holland. They were forbidden, due to religious segregation at the time, to be buried in the same cemetery because one was Catholic and the other was Protestant. So upon their deaths they had each of their...

The innocence and purity of youth combined with the wisdom and unconditional love of the elderly, form the most beautiful elements of humanity. Why do we get so lost in the years in between? Our sons, daughters, nieces, and nephews melt our hearts. Our grandmothers...

The petals of the flower may make it stand out, but it doesn't make it more beautiful. Having the strength to bask in its individuality with pride, combined with the humility to stand together as one with its community, is what makes it gorgeous. I've been...