Tag Archives: Goals

When I hopped onto the bus that would take me from Beirut back to Aleppo, Syria, I spent the first few minutes daydreaming about the Aleppan cuisine that awaited me at the end of the journey. And then I spent … Read more

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A desire to explore the world is hard to ignore, and for many travelers, as soon as that desire became too strong to be ignored, they simply packed up their backpack or suitcase and took off into the unknown. However, … Read more

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During a walk around Playa del Carmen yesterday, I happened to pass by a small, colorful building down a narrow side street, a street that I had never been down before. In the front window of this building, hanging from … Read more

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How many times have you received a gift from someone, only to stash it away, with no intention of ever using it? Think about all of those gifts that we don’t need, don’t want or simply receive just because certain … Read more

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Tonight I’m in Florida. Tomorrow morning I’ll be in Mexico. That’s right…Mexico, the country I left over two months ago, and the country to which I assumed I would not be returning to any time soon. But that’s how life … Read more

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The words above – those in the title of this post – confuse me. And that means I’m confused quite often as I hear these words on quite a regular basis. In fact, these very words were spoken to me … Read more

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I always wanted to write a post while on an airplane. Unfortunately, my last laptop had an ‘extended battery life’ of exactly 17 minutes which made anything more than turning it on without plugging it in a definite impossibility. But … Read more

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(This post is part of a unique project organized by Jonny over at www.thelifething.com. Through his efforts, a new inspirational eBook titled “SUCCESS” has just been released that consists of 30 bloggers’ personal definitions of the term ‘success’ and how … Read more

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I’ve been sitting here trying to write for the past few hours, finding it difficult to make any progress in what has seemed to be an unusual darkness. Only a few moments ago did it actually occur to me that … Read more

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My exhausting search for a new apartment has finally come to an end! Tomorrow, the lease on my current apartment is set to finish and that is why my friend Liz and I have spent the past two weeks exploring … Read more

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