Dedicated to the lives lost due to school shootings: You were a star student, You were a star athlete, You were a future engineer, doctor, lawyer, Yet your life was cut short. Why? Those who were led astray, Those who couldn't handle what was inside, Those who were left behind, Have committed horrific acts. Why?... Continue Reading →
Hello. Welcome to the first of a handful of Aesop's fables' translations. I am getting back into the "Classical Greek" mode of translating texts so here goes! A Fowl Plan Backfires When the mistress hears the rooster, she orders the servants to hasten out of their beds to work. The servants of the mistress are... Continue Reading →
Since high school, which was around 10 years ago, I found myself embracing solitude. I've only hung out with "friends" a maximum of 6-7 times in those past 10 years. Now, I'm 24 (not in contact with any classmates or friends from the past) and have never had/made calls to any friends except for a... Continue Reading →
We breathe the same air. We inhabit the same planet. We face struggles. We have different moods throughout the day. We lose our beloved. We share what bothers us. We have our bad habits, but strive to eliminate them. We have our crushes and losses. We feel hope which empowers us. We feel hopeless at... Continue Reading →
The alluring aura of hate is powerful. It is so easy to be engulfed by the dark powers. Think about it. We see racism, violence and intense hatred of others in our everyday lives. Why link an action of a few to an entire group of people? Why assume you know more than others about... Continue Reading →
Suppose life consisted of 60 years... Part 1: Ages 1-20 = Learning how to live Part 2: Ages 21-40 = Living your life Part 3: Ages 41-60 = Teaching others how to live Isn't it amazing how life works??? Could this be a simple visualization of our purpose?
"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self."Indeed, the toughest battle we face is with ourselves and our inner soul. We are sometimes lazy to get up because of the comfort of lying in bed. We eat lavishly without caring about the... Continue Reading →
IntroductionImagine this. You're transported to a pyramid, but you're not alone. You find yourself accompanied by people of various ages, backgrounds and personalities. You all have one goal in mind: To escape the great pyramid! The challenge? You have to complete a set of tasks using teamwork, strategy and communication. After all, it's an all... Continue Reading →