The Simple Truth

The Simple Truth

It’s hard to be honest sometimes. I remember when I was a little girl, and someone found candy wrappers in a strange place. My dad called his four older children into the room (of which I am the oldest), and asked us who stole the candy. I had the chance to lie...
Own Your Quirks

Own Your Quirks

We all have quirks. We all have those moments when something is far more important to us than it is to everyone else. Perhaps it’s something strange or unique, or perhaps it simply isn’t your peers’ cup of tea. Does that mean you should give it up?...
The Question of Change

The Question of Change

One of my favorite novels, A Sharpened Axe, presents a fascinating question that I have many times asked myself. It’s the question of change, and how such a thing works. Let’s slip into the story for a moment. This scene is between our heroine, Samiris,...