“31 Journaling Prompts for Building Greater Self-Reliance”

y’all know me.  I’m always trying to do a proper series of sorts on here.  so here’s another go at it.  below is the intro as written by its creator — so all credit on this post goes to him.  stay tuned to read my thoughts……

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telling your boss about your mental illness

I found this entry of New York Times‘s “The Ethicist” interesting: should you tell your boss about your mental illness.  (copy-pasted below for your convenience.)

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very true and powerful

[…] the universe is so achingly beautiful.  And we’re all in it together.  We’re all going in the same direction.  I’m not here to take control of the wheel.  Or to tell you what to believe.  I’m just here to tell you that it’s okay to stop.  To listen.  To change.

read the whole story here….. The Oatmeal – “Believe

reblogged: “Justify”

this echoes my thoughts about leaving Louisiana….

Eyes + Words

Written by Jacob Ibrag

‘How do we know if what we’re doing is right?’

As we drove along the coastline sky, I couldn’t help but

think of the life we left behind. ‘It isn’t anything except a

story we tell ourselves to justify our flight. Maybe we ran

away because we could, maybe we ran away to survive.’


Photographer Unknown

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rebloged: Obsolete

Eyes + Words

Written by Jacob Ibrag

I don’t think it’s writers block. I think it’s

the missing desire to want and need to transcribe the

images and characters living in my mind ontothis permanent

piece of paper. Once they crawl through these fingers and find

a new home, I become obsolete. All that’s left is, me.


Photography by Paolo Raeli

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“[…] and we are soon forgotten […]”

early

~ Charles F. Raymond ~

“A Star Called Home”

my good friend Marina Landry has a freshly published sci-fi romance book running around entitled A Star Called Home, and I’m here to spread the news!  Amazon’s summary is as follows:

Jul Kisling’s heart aches for the homeless children living beyond her office window. Her father, Chancellor of the Third Quadrant of Akila, refuses to use his power to help them. Frightened but determined, Jul secretly searches for transportation to bring some of the children to a newly-colonized planet.

I haven’t finished reading it yet, so I can’t do a proper review.  in lieu, here’s an interview she did with the publishers on their Facebook page.  😀  give it look-see, if’n you don’t mind.  I’d really appreciate, and I know she would too!  (oh, and here’s a link to her personal webpage, as well.)

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