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Perspectives

Horses Aren’t Just for Girls

I’m a “Penny.”* A woman who loves horses, and horse riding. It’s been like this since I was eleven and I still can’t pass grasslands without cooing and cuddling with the horses (if they’re up for it, of course). Somehow this makes me — in some people’s opinions – someone who can’t let go of her girly […]

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Perspectives

Tell Me Again… WHY Does Everything Happen?

I’ve reached the limit to my tolerance. I’ve heard the platitude one too many times. “Everything happens for a reason,” a friend smiled sweetly, just a few days go, yet her words seemed to freeze the air between us.

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Life

Self Acceptance

It seems to me that nowadays, the idea of self-love has become a trend. As far as I can remember, I’ve always seen my aunt read about it in magazines, but I feel as though in today’s society it is more of a grossing business and less of a personal and spiritual matter.

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Movies

A Modest Proposal in Defense of Sucker Punch

The other day, my brother and I went to see Sucker Punch. I’d promised him we’d go together long before I’d heard all the terrible reviews. Despite the warnings of La Belle Amelie and others, I was disappointed. This is not because it was bad or offensive ““ which it was! ““ but because it […]