what is stronger
than the human heart
which shatters over and over
and still lives
-rupi kaur

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sometimes when you lose, you win

June 27, 2019
life is good. i'm not sure i ever expected to feel this way again, but i do.  my divorce was final in december 2018.  there have certainly been tough times between then and now, but i've done my best to just go with the flow and experience the joy in each day as much as…
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