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No more hiding.

Posted by julia olson on Thursday, October 24, 2013, In : videos 
 

As I launch this fundraiser I am overcome with gratitude. So many people have stepped up in support of my cause. At the same time I was a bit weary and nervous about the whole campaign.

For four years I’ve stayed hidden, avoiding social media and pushing people away; I was comfortable in this little bubble that I had created for myself. I didn't like the idea of asking people for help or having to keep people updated on my progress. I’m not trying to say I’ve gained some sort of fame ...

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That'll do

Posted by julia olson on Saturday, September 28, 2013,
Actual date: 09/24/23


In a society overrun by capitalism, we have been conditioned to want more and more…and more.  We lack focus of the beauty of the present and turn our energy toward all that is lacking.  We are made to think that now is not enough and that happiness will be attained with the purchase of a new pair of shoes or a fancy car.  But what’s wrong with wanting more, wanting to be wealthier, smarter, stronger?  Nothing.  The harm is in failing to recognize the gifts right in fr...


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