That Feeling Is Called Grief

Dear [Still In Process] Self, Last time, you wrote to me about comparison (Click here for previous post). This time, I write to you about grief. You know it well. It comes along with endings. Small endings like the conclusions of books, days, and conversations. And...

Ice-Breakers (The Importance of Being Average)

“If you could have dinner with any three people, living or dead, who would you choose?” Stampeding yet stumbling, my thoughts rushed forward, tripping over themselves in a hurried race to nowhere. I was a doctor, stumped by an ice-breaker. Of course, it wasn’t really...

Dear Self

Dear [True] Self, I owe you an apology. Last week, I got very angry with you when I got the news of our dear friend’s accomplishment. You were full of joy for them, but I was full of jealousy. I saw them accomplish the same goal I’d set for myself, only they did it...