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My lessons in social life. It’s a rough road…

To let go or not

I miss my friend, my ex-friend. Seldom have I taken a stern attitude in a relationship to cut off someone but I did. It was inevitable and propelled by my personal crisis. Yann Matel said it best in “Life of … Continue reading

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To greet or not to greet

Sitting in an empty chinese take-out restaurant near my apartment was an old lady on her own. She looked up at me when I walked in and smiled. For a moment, I had a flash thought that I had known … Continue reading

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To choose or not to choose

Sometimes I am convinced that life chooses you. I flirted with the idea that we choose life but never quite lived this idea. In French, I’d say, j’ai jamais assumé. Look around, life has chosen those who were born in … Continue reading

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To understand or not to understand

2011 is behind us. That was the year I truly don’t understand. There were so many things and events and people that I didn’t understand. I don’t understand why evil got into power. Whenever I look at the events or … Continue reading

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To pray or not to pray

Christmas is a time of rejoicing and thanksgiving. For the religious among us, Christmas is also time to thank god and praise him. That is the theory. The celebration of Christmas is the celebration of Christ who was born 2000 … Continue reading

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To profile or not to profile

In my job, I profile people, for various reasons. Mostly, I read people to help them find the best ways to learn or to work in groups. I’m crap at many things but at reading people, I’m great. Mostly it’s … Continue reading

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To dream or not to dream

They say hope is what makes progress. To have hope is to be able to dream. I’m not sure how it would work the other way to dream and not have hope. I think this equation is a one way … Continue reading

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