Category Archives: words I’m eliminating

Buying a Ticket for Something I Don’t Want to Attend

I WENT AGAINST MY GUT FEELING and bought a ticket for a gathering I don’t want to attend. I did it completely out of a sense of “should,” violating my own policy: Either choose to do a thing or choose … Continue reading

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Giving Up Labels for Lent

Have I lost the ability to see the person behind the label? Continue reading

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Upon Finishing “The Road to Character” by David Brooks

The achievement machine rewards you if you can demonstrate superiority – if with a thousand little gestures, conversational types and styles of dress you can demonstrate you are a bit smarter, hipper, more accomplished, sophisticated, famous, plugged in and fashion-forward than people around you. (p. … Continue reading

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