New Priorities

There's nothing more painful in life than discovering that someone you've made a priority in your life doesn't treat you as a priority in return, especially on your birthday. You're not sure if you should feel angry at the person who let you down or or angry at yourself for not facing the truth sooner. … Continue reading New Priorities

Coming to Consciousness

The process of self-actualization is a bit like getting the feeling back in your legs after they've fallen asleep. But it's more like the numbing that wears off after a trip to the dentist, because as happy as you are to finally have the feeling back, there's also some pain. But the pain wears off … Continue reading Coming to Consciousness

How to Feel on Father’s Day

Today is my second Father's Day without my dad. Please don't feel sorry about it, though. It's already a hundred thousand times better than my first Father's Day without him. It wasn't my father's lack of physical presence that made my first Father's Day without him so painful, it was the expectation from others that … Continue reading How to Feel on Father’s Day