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#10 – The Best is The Enemy of The Good

“The best is the enemy of the good.” – Voltaire “Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.” – Confucious “Striving to better, oft we mar what’s well.” – Shakespeare I’m a perfectionist. An enneagram type 1. It comes with its pros and cons – pros being that I am diligent and deliberious…

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#8 – This Is My Story, but it Ain’t About Me (Part 1)

My late great grandmother, Grandma Maude, stood over 6 feet tall. She was a strong woman and spent a lot of her early life picking cotton on plantations in the delta, between Mississippi and Arkansas. Unfortunately, I don’t know much else of her story, but I will learn it. My great grandmother Maude raised an…

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#3 – Outer Space Perspective

Once upon a time, I heard that we look at the stars and we feel a deep existential curiosity about who we are because we humans are, at least to some degree, made up of actual stardust.

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#2 – On Virtues & Benjamin Franklin

Last year I was gifted a badass leather copy of Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography. I thought it was a cool book for the shelf, but Frankly (ha), I wasn’t that excited to read it. I assumed whatever ‘ole Ben had to say back in 1750 was probably not-so-relevant to my life in 2019. Fast forward six…

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#1 – Who am I?

I love meeting new people. Sometimes. Instead of asking someone we meet “what do you do?”, what if we start asking, “Who are you?”. Can you answer that question?

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