You Have More Than You Know

Dear Friend, If you’re like me, you have a dream. Maybe it’s even more than a dream. Maybe you a plan, ideas that have fallen into place as you’ve gathered them over time or woven them together in a few days of entreprenurial inspiration. If you haven’t, let me tell you what it’s like. It’s like…

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What is Hope, Anyway?

What do I write to give people hope when I’m whispering to myself that I feel like I’m drowning? Yet, there is hope. Hope doesn’t always look like laughter and sunshine. Hope is stronger than that; it doesn’t depend on circumstances, it doesn’t balk to enter into places we would fear to go. It can be found in every crack of the most aweful places, in the eyes of the most mistreated humans, and in the darkest parts of humanity.

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Receiving​ Hope

Dear Friend, I met my most recent friend because of a spreadsheet. I gave her assistance, which took some time because my Excell skills are still somewhere at the equivalent of 2nd grade math. We’ve talked several times now and yesterday, she gave me back my life. At least it feels that way. At fifteen,…

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Lending a Hand

Dear Friend, I’ve been reading a book: a memoir of sorts, called “On a Pedestal.” It was written by a friend of mine, Bessie David, using recordings of her Grandmother’s stories. This woman recounts living through the prohibition, the depression, WWII and so on. I can’t tell you exactly because I haven’t finished the book…

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Love, Lindsey

Now, look at this collection hovering, scattered around you. What do you see? Hurtful words that stayed in your heart? Doubts because you don’t know where to start? Lack: you’ll fail because you don’t know enough. Fear and anger from when times got rough.

You know what I see?

Lies.

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The Beauty of a Shattered Plan

Our lives are like roses. Our petals unfurl, open, and sometimes drop away one by one. That’s what my life felt like last year. This year it feels like a tornado passed through, scattering my petals and strewning them in all directions. I’ve got nothing together. There’s a petal here, another retrived there. I gather…

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Finding Hope

In the end, I believe that no matter how dark your world is, you can always walk into the light.

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