The Duality of Life Experiences

It’s okay to be both

Recently, I had three separate experiences (or shall we say, scenes) which brought forth some very life-changing realizations. And with that, the realizations came acceptance about the beauty of life and how I can live it better. Below, I relay them in three scenes.

Scene 1

I’m sitting in front of my laptop, looking at someone I’ve never met before. She’s in her kitchen (because I can see the beautiful refrigerator and glossy cabinets behind her) while I’m at my dining room table, where…



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Hoang Samuelson

Hoang Samuelson


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