This story is part of The Fever Dream Series: More than Coincidences, Something like a Dream.For the person grieving, this one is for you. May you be reminded that you are never actually alone. "Your dad is here with you," I felt something remind me. It stopped me dead in my tracks. Immediately, I sat [...]
The other night, rain was teeming against our house like I’ve never seen before and it made me shudder. I felt this wave of gratitude that our house could withstand the storm. It’s not like I’ve ever lived in a house with a leaky roof, we were always fortunate. Maybe because I grew up camping [...]
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.
As we came down for landing in Ireland, I saw that the grass was greener on the other side. In a journal used to document my trip I described the hills in Ireland as “a color green I didn’t know existed.” Imagine the nicest lawn you’ve ever seen, then imagine someone turning up the vibrance [...]
No matter how lost I am, I always feel at home by the beach. Anytime I would get overworked in college, I’d hop in a car and head straight to my favorite shore point. Countless classes were skipped for the sea. When I felt homesick in Maine, the ocean was a hop skip and a [...]