The sea salt tingled my nose as I breathed in the air. It was midday with the sun overhead, lighting up the bay. I felt beads of sweat trickle down my forehead as I wandered down the beach. There was a breath of wind that blew by, making the greenery sway on the hillside. I […]

“Sometimes you have to get knocked down lower than you ever have been, to stand up taller than you ever were.” (Anonymous)   The nature of survival is shown in the texts “Soldier x” written by Don L. Wulffson, “Touching the void” written Joe Simpson, “Never fall down” written by Patricia McCormick and the film […]

I’m not pointing fingers at anyone because I believe we all do it. It’s easier to do it than not. That thing is judging! Whether it be behind someone’s back or to their face. Its human nature to judge, and like many others I judge people, behind their backs but rarely to their face. I’m […]

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