What I Will Tell My Children About Love

Love is something that I have a shaky understanding of. My parents are practical, grounded scientists and I don’t recall talking much about love. Not as a child. Though by the time I was a teenager, I was getting some intense messages about it from the culture around me.No, I don’t mean American popular culture. I mean the spiritual organization I grew up in.In the general American culture it seems that the way people understand love is that it is a feeling and it needs to be sta … [Read more...]

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Soulmates: Is There Really Such A Thing?

Do you believe in soulmates?This is a question that girls love to ask each other. Usually when they are between the ages of 12 and 22. The one person that you are meant to be with, the one that you will find because it is fate. What a romantic idea, right?I think in America right now it is popular to be cynical. You don't want to show your true feelings too much because it seems that people don't respect fanciful or romantic ideas. You might feel foolish if you admit that you believe in … [Read more...]

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