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Love Drop Series: How Do You Handle Emergencies?

by Esther on 21 september 2011

Last month, Lucy was showered with (pink) gifts, money, letters and love in Wichita, Kansas. You can watch the video to see how that all went down. Get well soon, Lucy! This month, the center of attention is Melanie, a lovely mother of four who was involved in a terrible accident and is now wheelchair-bound. […]

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I have an ambiguous relationship with art. What's your definition of art? Please share in the comments.

Help Wanted: What’s Your Definition of Art?

by Esther on 11 september 2011

I have an ambiguous relationship with art. I’m drawn towards it and put off by it at the same time. After having had many thoughts on art run through my mind, I decided that I need your help with this. Yes, that’s you there, glancing over this page, drawn between the curiosity to read what’s […]

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The Ups & Downs of Showing Your Dark Side

The Ups & Downs of Showing Your Dark Side

by Esther on 20 augustus 2011

Few things are as hard as actually practicing what you preach. I’m all for keeping it real and speaking your mind. But when it comes to my own emotions, I still find myself holding back, searching for the right words, or regretting I spoke up altogether. It adds up and adds up, until one night […]

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Keeping It Real: Authenticity in Storytelling

Keeping It Real: Authenticity in Storytelling

by Esther on 15 augustus 2011

Authenticity is hot – almost as hot as sustainability or minimalism. How much of you do you share online? How much of you is enough, and how much is too much? Partial Storytelling A recent article on Copyblogger, titled Why People Don’t Want the “Real” You, sparked an interesting discussion on authenticity. In this piece, Brian […]

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Love Drop Series: Lucy and the Silver Lining

by Esther on 3 augustus 2011

This is the fourth tale in the Love Drop series here at IdentiTales. Over the past few months, the Love Drop Team has blessed the Stalnaker family with a used car (a red Mustang convertible, no less!), arranged for a memorial park bench dedicated to Keith Aubin and donated $5,000 towards Felicity’s medical bills. During […]

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Twice in my life so far, I’ve had the opportunity to visit the immense Perito Moreno glacier in the south of Argentina. Both times I have wandered around in awe, trying to get my head around the incredible size and energy of this ice mass. Among thousands of tourists, I’ve walked along the pasarelas: wooden […]

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Love Drop Series: A Little Happiness

by Esther on 21 juli 2011

Are you new to the Love Drop series on IdentiTales? Start with the first tale on the Stalnaker family. How would you feel if your name was Felicity and you were four years old? Pretty happy, right? How would you feel if your name was Felicity, you were four years old and you were battling a […]

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Speak Your Mind to Relieve Frustration

Speak Your Mind to Relieve Frustration

by Esther on 18 juli 2011

I’ve been feeling frustrated lately for not being able to speak my mind. Or rather, not choosing to do so. You see, thank God I live in a free country and have the ability to say how I feel, when I want to and how I want to. But I often don’t, because I’m too […]

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Trust and Charity: Helping at a Distance

by Esther on 10 juli 2011

I don’t know the town of Joplin, Missouri. I’ve never been there. I don’t know anyone living there. I don’t know what it looked like before the tornado that hit on May 22nd 2011, nor what it looks like now. Sure, I can look up some pictures, but it’s still an ocean away. But when […]

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