When we come to define ourselves according to political and national ideologies and forget that we all share common roots as members of the human family, sharing the same wants and needs, we stray from our deepest truths.
I'm 22, and my best friend Allie and I have been friends for 11 years. She has never been good at balancing things, and now with a boyfriend and best friends in two different cities, she's predictably having trouble.
Like the garden, it's our nature to blossom and grow, no matter what kind of soil conditions in which we find ourselves. We're ferns, perpetually in search of a larger container in which to house our lives.