Tag Archives: Personal Beliefs

Being Me

For the longest time, I really didn’t like myself. I knew, intrinsically, that somehow I was not the child that my parents wanted. That’s a hard cross to bear. I was not pretty. I was not talented in any way. … Continue reading

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Gift Giving

From the time I was a little girl I loved giving gifts much more than getting them. This applies to all occasions, not just Christmas. Why? I love watching the expressions on faces as they open each item. It thrills … Continue reading

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Misconceptions

I believed in Santa Claus. I loved Santa so much that every time I saw one, I couldn’t take my eyes off him. I wrote him letters as soon as I was capable. I dreamt of him, constructed rituals around … Continue reading

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Dreams

I wish that I could say that my mother had loved me.  If she had, I’d tell you about the times she held me in her lap and hugged, so tight, all while crooning soothing words.  I would share the … Continue reading

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Resolutions

I was quite small when I first learned of the New Year’s tradition of making resolutions, or setting goals for oneself for the upcoming year. The idea intrigued me. Just think, by choosing the right goals, and sticking to them, … Continue reading

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Beliefs

If not by an almighty god who created the earth? Speak to me not of inventors, researchers, scientists. Their works are both improvement and ruination. Humans, thanks to God, have the ability to think, yet we frequently do not. Sunday … Continue reading

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