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Joy-Challenged

Originally posted on Richer By Far:
“Joy is the most infallible sign of the presence of God.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ¬†. “In some religious circles, joy, humor, and laughter are viewed as excessive, irrelevant, ridiculous, inappropriate, and even scandalous.…

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PhD Lesson 1: Humility is a Virtue. Or: Reality Check.

I had my first meeting with my supervisor today, and let’s just say it wasn’t a rousing success. Apparently I’m not nearly as prepared as I should be, and my proposal – the one that earned me both places I … Continue reading

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Equal

I’m so tired at the moment of how many men seem to have an ingrained sense of ‘natural superiority’ over women. I’m so tired of living near that, of living surrounded by¬†people like that, in a society/world/neighbourhood like that. It’s … Continue reading

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Fake It Till You Make It

“Someone asked me recently how to do something she thought was going to be difficult, in this case recording an audiobook, and I suggested she pretend that she was someone who could do it. Not pretend to do it, but … Continue reading

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