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Is school truly always the most important part of my life? And how do I handle the guilt associated with missing classes?
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“You paid to be there”

The supposed grievousness, ingratitude and moral offense of skipping class wasn’t what was getting to me — it was what my missed classes were leading me to believe about myself. 


Saying goodbye to someone not only represents a change in our lives but more importantly, as I’ve realized, it reminds us of the growth of our own selves.  
Life

Saying goodbye

Bidding our friends farewell is really a celebration of the passage of time. It is a call to remember the growth you’ve experienced, the memories you have made and the time you have spent together.


Since I was much younger, I found comedic relief in observing the dynamics of my Grammy and Grandaddy, an unlikely pair that complement one another in many ways and clash in others.
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Understanding the meaning of a “better half”

In a slightly rarer moment, I watched as Grammy took Grandaddy’s hand, gently kissed it and smiled at him with adoration. He could barely see her, and she could barely hear him, but, as cheesy as it sounds, their love was more apparent to me than ever before. 


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The art of incompletion

To my fellow perfectionists out there — if you don’t finish something, that doesn’t mean you are a failure or any less of a person or worker. Do yourself a favor and look at the journey.