As a child, we would use real painted eggs during our Easter egg hunts and our parents would give us gifts based on how many eggs we found. I never put much thought as to the why, I simply enjoyed fighting my siblings to find the most eggs. Now as an adult, I realize how genius this idea was. The more incentive we had to find eggs and get our gifts, the less likely our parents would have to deal with rotten eggs in the yard weeks later. Everyone on this earth has a gift. It is our choice ...

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The battle I lost Watching the elevator doors opening before me my vision blurred in disbelief of what I just did. Did that conversation just happen? Had I really made a life altering choice in that moment? A small hand rested on my shoulder supporting my decision as I held my box of belongings. My sophomore year at Texas Tech University was proving to be more challenging than I anticipated. A normal week for me includes 5 classes, 3 jobs, and 1 girlfriend. The classes are pretty standard and 2 of the three jobs are not worth mentioning, however, ...

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What is the resistance If you are a fan of Star Wars I apologize, the Resistance I refer to is not the fight against the Empire, but a different battle altogether. Last year when my journey as as writer really began, I read a book called, The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield. This is not a complicated read and I highly recommend it to any struggling artist. When I say struggling, I don’t mean someone who is practicing their art every day and trying to make a living. What I mean is someone who wakes up and does ...

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