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Rising By Lifting Others

A big, uncomfortable truth of life is that, deep inside, we don’t wish other people to be happier than ourselves. We skirt this issue because we want to appear magnanimous and good. The best among us want humanity as a … Continue reading

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Betrayal

At first, I attributed the theft of some documents from my desk drawer as an act triggered by envy. After all, whoever took the documents also stole the new name badge that was printed with my name and job title–“Public … Continue reading

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That Green-eyed Monster

During one of our heart to heart talks, my first lover told me that I was too possessive. Early in our relationship, he found my jealousy somewhat charming, but later on, my jealousy began to feel stifling. I listened and … Continue reading

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Envy

An ancient Greek proverb says, “Where there is envy, there is malice.”  If we are honest with ourselves, we must admit that we’ve suffered through bouts of jealousy and envy.  You can be going along through your day just la … Continue reading

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