Posts tagged "God"

Is There A ‘Detox Button’ Somewhere???

Does anyone elseA�think that 2016 is on crack?A� Brexit, Trump, Prince, David Bowie, Divorces, Car accidents, Deaths in the family, Heartbreak, job switches, and what the hell is going on with the avocados in California!?!?! That’s pretty much the last straw. I can’t even. Is there a ‘detox button’ somewhere, because I just… When I […]

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“For Me”

I haven’t figured out a concise and relatable way to explain the weird oddities that come along with working for a European airline. Flight benefits? No, we don’t have those. Bidding? Non-existent. Reserve? The code is APS, MIS, and SBX, among maybe other things. They don’t mean the same, as one code requires airport readiness […]

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Because #LOVEWINS: Building And Cultivating Relationships In A Christian, Secular, Gay, Straight And Flight Attendant World

I have been removed from the history that was made this past Friday. Not removed because it does not matter to me, but removed because as a Christian, I should frown upon or be saddened byA�”where our world is going.” But, if you ask me to be sad about where our world is going, I’ll […]

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On Wanting…

I started this essay asA�content for my book. A�It turned into something that needed to be published here. So, here it is. -Kara On Wanting Sick. I feel it again.A� I dona��t know if it is the antibiotic that I have been taking recently, or the jet lag, or possibly the fact that I ate […]

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Exhale

“My life is a project of seeing the good in places, no matter where I am sent, no matter where I live. A�Of appreciating the beautiful in myself, and not begging to be someone else. A�I’m on a search to find that which I was meant to do; a process of discovering who I am, […]

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The Beautiful Gay Flight Attendant

This post was initially started with the title being, “Why More Straight Men Should Be Flight Attendants.” A�And then it turned into this. A�That’s writing. A�That’s life:) *** If you walk on to an airplane, more often than not, you are hoping for hot flight attendants, A�but more often than not, you are welcomed by… […]

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Which Story Will You Tell?

This is for Becca, I’ve never met you, but you inspire me. A�I’ve never met many people that have read this blog, but your emails, comments, and quiet support fill me with purpose. A�Thank you. Kara. *** This morning, I wrote in my notes: “I feel crushed by the weight of my dreams.” Yesterday, I […]

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I’ve Replaced My Nose Ring With A New Airline

When I was eighteen, it was a big deal when I came home from boarding high school with my ears pierced. A�Initially, it was only my Aunt that noticed. A�My father, and mother realized my rebel act only after it was pointed out. A�When I was twenty-six, I came home from Istanbul, with a nose […]

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Don’t Leave Me Here

I don’t feel very alive at this moment. A�Maybe it’s that I’ve been living so alive, so fully, at such high intensity, that I’ve temporarily run out of pizzaz. A�Only for a second though. A�Liken me to an iPhone, and I’m at about 5% right now. A�All the apps are draining my battery. Tired girl […]

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So Over You!

Driving to the airport this morning for my flight lesson, I realized something: A�That I worry way too much, and I’m over it! A�My morning had just begun, and yet, the concerns I had over things that I had absolutely no control over, were dragging me down, souring my mood. A�Instead of focusing on the […]

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