Tag: "understanding"

The Contradictions of Being Human

September 25th, 2014
It's natural to want the many qualities of a good life. But quite often one desire is in direct conflict with another. more »

Who Am I to Save a Planet?

February 1st, 2012
The people around me sometimes don't understand why I do the things I do. I suppose that happens to all of us to some extent. Contrarily, we cannot understand why they can't understand. When the reasons for our actions seem so obvious to us, it isn't… more »

I See You...

January 24th, 2012
Those three words are Short. Soft. Powerful. So powerful, in fact, I think I prefer "I see you" to "I love you." I was recently reminded of this phrase when a friend brought up the blockbuster hit, "Avatar." In the movie, the characters say, "I se… more »

Cracking the Inherited Traits

June 28th, 2011
I got more from my grandmother than just the name Ruth. I got her fascination of words, her penchant for making everything she owned last as long as possible, and her love for assembling jigsaw puzzles. I also got her hangup of nagging regret. more »