Carattini Diary

2017 REFLECTIONS + 2018 INTENTIONS

This week is usually one of my favorites. If I’m having a particularly bad time, I am comforted knowing that a new year is just around the corner. And the newness of it makes the anticipation of it even better. If I’m having a great time, I am thankful for everything that’s happened and looking forward to the new adventures…

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Carattini Diary, Relentless Pursuit, Thursday Thoughts

JUST A GIRL

I know we’re in a quandary. Girls. We’re told to look a certain way, act a certain way, wear certain things. We’re told we’re too loud, too quiet, too passive, not passive enough. We fight for approval of everyone meet. We fight each other, we fight others. We fight to be treated equally and then we turn around and fight…

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Carattini Diary

DEAR PETER PAN

It’s crazy to see that in other states there are couples who are 19, 20, 21 getting married and starting their own family, and here we are at 22, 23, 24 and still playing this runaround. I’ll be honest with you- I don’t get it. I don’t understand what is so appealing about never wanting to grow up. I don’t know…

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Carattini Diary

Let’s Not Give Up

Hi you, Yes– Y O U. I know you’re struggling. I see you trying to hide behind a not so real smile and an, “I’m doing fine”. I see you avoid the question altogether, or drop your gaze when people finally ask you what you’re doing next. I see you take a deep breath, and with a faith you don’t…

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