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Reflections: The Real Monsters

The Real MonstersWhen I was little, I feared there were monsters under my bed and in my closet at night. I imagined they were hideous creatures who wanted to scare or do harm to me as I slumbered peacefully at night.

Where this notion came from, I am not exactly sure. It might have stemmed from my parents joking how the Bogeyman would visit me if I didn’t behave, my brother watching scary movies like The Wolf Man and Dracula around me, or my Christian roots and learning about Satan (also called the Devil).

In any case, my fear of monsters continued for quite some time before I un-masked the real monsters in the world. Continue reading Reflections: The Real Monsters

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Reflections: The Golden Rule

the golden rule

On occasion, I am pleasantly surprised by a stranger who pays for my meal. Most of the time, I never see their faces or even know their names. I am just the lucky person they decided to bestow a kind gesture to that day. Of course, kindness is contagious, and I usually pay it forward to the next person. These random acts of generosity always move me, and I realize the world isn’t entirely heartless.

In 2019, we live in a self-centered age. Everywhere you turn, people are seeking more fame, money, attention, and power. The lust for “more” is insatiable, and sometimes people can be harmed in the process. Continue reading Reflections: The Golden Rule

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Reflections: Thank God for Closed Doors

 thank god for closed doorsWe have all experienced ups and downs in life! Perhaps a relationship didn’t work out or maybe you didn’t secure a job you desperately wanted. Closed doors can be disappointing, but don’t let that discourage you. Closed door can sometimes lead to something astounding! That’s why we thank God for closed doors at Virgo Philosophy.
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Reflections: Making Tough Decisions in Life

tough decisionsA generation ago, people started working for an employer at the ripe age of 18 and never left. For their youth, deferred dreams, and precious time, they received a pension and maybe a gold watch when they retired. Well, there is a new generation in town called: Millennials. Millennials think differently. The thought of giving up our youth, dreams, and time for something not making a difference in the world is absurd. Continue reading Reflections: Making Tough Decisions in Life

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