The Reinvention of Me: Dreaming

I am a dreamer. In elementary school, I dreamed of building a helicopter house. I dreamed of being a great singer like Crystal Gayle. (I know, right?!) I dreamed of telling stories. I dreamed of me and my siblings and our families all living in little houses on a piece of land with our parents. … Continue reading The Reinvention of Me: Dreaming

The Reinvention of Me: Reinventing My Acquisitions

I have long felt empathetic to the plights of others. In addition to seeing someone’s suffering and wanting to alleviate that suffering, I took it as a burden to actually alleviate the suffering. This may be compassion and (sometimes) mercy, but it is an unhealthy, self-centered enactment thereof. You see, I wanted to fix things. … Continue reading The Reinvention of Me: Reinventing My Acquisitions