humanity

For better or for worse, relationships reveal the core of the human condition.

Emma Bayliss3 months ago
Whatever Happened to Empathy?
The most natural human emotion is love. Second to that is anger. Empathy sits somewhere in between and is just as important as the top two. As Daniel H. Pink said, "Empathy is about standing in someon...
Jason A3 months ago
Lessons in Life Series Part 1
While I recently turned 39 and by most standards that seems rather young, even though I don’t always feel that way, there are certainly some things I’ve learned that have shaped my life. In this serie...
Beneath the Smile
When all everybody could see was her smile her eyes asked me to look deeper. And so, I did. … I was instantly smitten by her smile. It had a sense of purity in it. She had a smile that could infuse a ...
Morgan Sanfoka 3 months ago
Anecdotes and Antidotes
The definition of Repose means "a state of rest, sleep, and tranquility." These are words that I am longing to feel consistently. I am a fighter without a doubt, whether it comes to fighting my own sp...
Chyann Jane3 months ago
Let's Take a Gaze
Years ago, it seemed quite impossible at times to find happiness quite easily, but today I found out why these moments meant the world to me. True happiness is when there is no effort in smiling, when...
Paige A'court3 months ago
Your Voice Matters; Especially To Other People
I stand in a coffee shop. Unbranded, unattractive, unoriginal. It has no outward appeal, except that it's in a convenient spot on the high street. Attracting the masses. When in this particular coffee...
Anik Marchand3 months ago
Traveling Blues
I guess I never will want to admit this to myself. This incurable unhappiness stuck so deep inside me. This cemented, anchored, armoured heaviness in the core of my being which refuses to leave. This ...
Chyann Jane3 months ago
Life Lesson
People talk about the temporary things in life all the time, but what about the things that are constant? Or the things that decipher us from children to adults? Somethings are never discussed until w...
Rachel Ann3 months ago
No Offense
Day 23 10/23/2018 Hello lovely people of the world. Where are you all from? I know some local people who reach out to me, but I want to know how far we are going with this and who my audience is. So w...
Sarah Leonelli3 months ago
Love and Lust
This is a story about the time I was loved, or at least I thought I was. You used to come around a lot and I had always felt some type of way when I would see you. We started talking one day, if I rec...
Colleen Silk3 months ago
Life Beyond the Screen
Flashback to 10 years ago... Social media was just beginning, selfies were taken before they were classified as selfies, filters were meant for coffee makers, and life was lived outside with one anoth...
Faith The Blogger 3 months ago
Angels in America
No, I am not talking about Tony Kushner’s play Angels in America, even though it’s one of the greatest plays ever written. I am talking about the Angels I encounter on the streets of Los Angeles. The ...
B R3 months ago
The Hardest Year of My Life
Or so I Thought
The Forgotten Hurricane
Originally Published on April 16, 2017 With all of the bad weather talk and scares going on here in the great state of Alabama, it brings me back to a weather emergency that I experienced. I thought I...
Toni Koraca3 months ago
What Is This Agonizing Place?
There was a pure disgust present in the air. I was about to leave social security administration building. Everyone inside and around was clearly frustrated. Even the security at the entrance seemed l...
Vivia Leigh3 months ago
Dirty
I wasn’t raised a Christian. I was raised to consider God as that guy who created the fun for us to have, and that’s it. My parents didn’t teach me about sin, conviction, or boundaries but to do what ...
Ashley Sulak3 months ago
It's Not Okay
I'll start by telling you a little about us. I was an 18-year-old high school track athlete with an extremely popular boyfriend. Everyone was a fan of his, no matter how much of a jerk he could be. We...
Meg Sarai3 months ago
Home Is Where the Heart Is
What’s your style? Are you hipster? Classy? Boho Chic? What kind of décor do you have in your house? French Country? Rustic Farmhouse? Mid-Century American? What personality type do you have? Introver...