Archives April 2014 - Meghan Tschanz

The Lie We All Believe

The Lie We All Believe

He walked her to the bar and she did the talking. He was about 55, white, slightly overweight and even from a distance I could tell he was unsure of himself. She appeared the opposite, young, Thai, beautiful, confident and doting on the older man, wiping his face with a cloth to catch the perspiration from his face. Couples like this are everywhere in Thailand and seeing them used to turn my sight...

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Confessions of Me

Confessions of Me

So the title is pretty weak, I’m writing this to be vulnerable, to face the giants in my Promised Land and even in writing the title I find myself fighting a giant. I have noticed lately a lot of writing is popular when you include the word confessions with some kind of label that brands a person. Like Confessions of a Shopoholic or a wildly popular blog that my friend Ruth wrote Confessions of Ch...

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Buckets and New Beginnings

Buckets and New Beginnings

Sometimes you just need a little reminder, a reminder that it all goes on, that somewhere around the world someone is falling in love and another is dancing in the rain. Someone, somewhere is welcoming their new child into the world and another is seeing the ocean for the first time. And every so often I need to remember the beauty of new beginnings. Especially after the last two months I have had...

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Without her Africa would fall apart.

I am sorry this one is a little late in coming, I just didn’t know how to say it. I don’t know how to communicate what I saw in Africa, though this post falls short of communicating whatever is inside me, it is a start. There is one thing I am sure of after two months of Beauty For Ashes retreats in Africa and it’s this: Africa would fall and crumble into a million tiny pieces if it wa...

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