Rather than striking me with a bolt of lighting for having doubts, God decided it’d be better to steal the thunder of our date night instead. Life wants to show us all something. No matter who you are or what you believe in, you can connect the coincidences in life to form meaning. Intuition, signs, and coincidences are not reserved for one specific religion, faith, or group of people to receive. The world is working to show all of us meaning in happenstance moments.
This short story is part of The Fever Dream Series: More than Coincidences, Something like a Dream. Laughing at ourselves for attempting to go for a run, we strolled slowly back to our apartment. As the sun set, we took the long way home to admire our neighborhood—and in that a moment everything felt perfect. [...]
I have a duty while I’m here to tell you these stories where I looked closer at the chaos in my life and the world showed me meaning... in wildly unexpected ways. These moments saved my life, changed my perspective, and have completely shifted how I live on a daily basis. May these stories help you to look a little closer at the coincidences in your life and allow you to discover your own kind of meaning.
Everybody has a story and there is something to be learned in every experience. Use your life as a class. Oprah Winfrey This year I get to celebrate 5 years without an eating disorder. I cycled through Binge Eating Disorder, Anorexia Nervosa, and Bulimia Nervosa from the time I was in sixth grade until sophomore [...]
Scroll down for the 13 tips to feel the love, even when you're single, on Valentine's Day. My mom became a widow when I was six years old. She never really seriously dated after my dad passed away because raising her three little munchkins was her main priority. I look back now and imagine every [...]
Call me old, but on weeknights I’m too tired to go out. So any year when Valentine’s Day falls on a weeknight my boyfriend, Brett, knows what I’m thinking. Don’t get me wrong, we’re really big into the food scene, love going to new restaurants, and are always trying new recipes. But, he gets that [...]