Can I Be Completely Honest With You?

Do you want me to be honest with you? Do you want the truth? What’s awful about a scenario where someone says this is that it always precedes bad news. No one has ever asked, “can I be completely honest with you,” and followed it up with saying all the words that the listener wanted […]

Can We Appreciate the Sweet without the Sour?

The sweet is never as sweet without the sour.┬áThat’s what we tell ourselves and one another. When the obstacles of life accumulate and become seemingly insurmountable, it’s comforting, I guess, to remind ourselves that it won’t always be this way. Even the religious, when faced with a dilemma of faith, often quell their doubts with […]

Religiosophy

Today I wrapped my hair up in a purple turban and put on a floral maxi dress (those are the ones that go down to your ankles). Despite the reactions from people on the street, this was not a decision made out of religious conservativeness, but rather out of laziness. I didn’t feel like styling […]