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Yet another reminder by Misha Lyuve

Jan 12, 2016

Last week I was frustrated with my client’s assistant for not getting back to me on time. On Monday I found out that the lady passed away. Yet another reminder to take oneself and one’s intentions (regardless how important they might seem at the moment) less seriously. We never know what the other is dealing with

Even if by Misha Lyuve

Nov 26, 2015

Even if I were to list every thing I am grateful for, it would still undermine the intrinsic magic of life I am privileged to be granted a peek into

The eye of beholder. by Misha Lyuve

Oct 10, 2015

I used to think that the phrase “beauty is in the eye of beholder” means that everyone finds different things beautiful. Now I see that is the beholder’s choice to look for and find beauty.

A lesson in optimism by Misha Lyuve

Oct 10, 2015

When I asked my son what’s his favorite movie, he answered: “the one I haven’t seen yet.” I am learning

Unimaginable by Misha Lyuve

Sep 29, 2015

I am moved by my life

Today was unimaginable a year ago

And every day has been like that

New me by Misha Lyuve

Sep 6, 2015

The path to new me – the one who has still mind and a heart of gold, the one who can find answers to tough questions and solutions to impossible situations – that path is filled with many bruises and broken hearts, and though the adventure has its satisfaction there is always a lingering doubt whether that new me is ever achievable.

Can’t get out of my head by Misha Lyuve

Sep 4, 2015

I am watching my kids playing on the beach and can’t get out of my head the image of the Syrian boy whose body was found on the Turkish shore. When children (adults too, but even more so children) go through sufferings like that – is there any meaningful justification? I feel the need to apologize to them for myself, for humanity and even for god.

When not humble by Misha Lyuve

Aug 31, 2015

This happened before. I grow to be good at something and then I become confident; then a little too confident; then a little arrogant. The next thing I know, life sweeps me right off my feet and I find myself on the ground with my face in the mud. Oh it hurts so much; but I guess I needed yet another lesson in being humble. Thank you.

Difficult problems by Misha Lyuve

Aug 26, 2015

Note to self: difficult problems seem as such only till you encounter something of next level of difficulty. Then you look back and think – well, that wasn’t such a big deal and why did I have to stress out so much?

Now that I am taking on a new challenge that seems immense, I can’t wait for my future self to look back and say that it was easy.

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