Why It’s Important to Listen to Those You Disagree With

My morning newsfeed consists of selected story types from selected publications. I then listen to one of my chosen┬áradio stations in my car on my way to work and, if I don't like what they're saying, I have the option to switch to a prerecorded podcast on the topic (and perspective) of my choosing. If … Continue reading Why It’s Important to Listen to Those You Disagree With

Past Perspectives

My husband recently had someone from his past get in touch with him after 20 years. The results have been interesting. It's made my husband reflect back upon a time in his life where he normally doesn't trek along memory lane. I've enjoyed listening to the stories of the experiences that helped to turn the … Continue reading Past Perspectives

Three Way Conversation

Do you remember three way calling? Where you pushed a button after connecting with one person to allow you to dial out to a third? Three way calling dominated my middle school years. I spent countless hours curled in the corner of my waterbed atop my zebra-striped comforter (hey now, it was the early 90s!) … Continue reading Three Way Conversation

Attitude

I'm often complemented on my positive attitude about everything that happened to me. It hasn't always been that way. I was angry. Furious that the person I trusted most in this world betrayed me in the most horrific ways, causing me to lose everything I held sacred. I cursed him. I dreamed violent dreams. I … Continue reading Attitude

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