Posts by Maria Cristina McDonald

Maria Cristina McDonald is a writer from the Dominican Republic living in Pittsburgh. She is currently working on her first book, a collection of short stories, which she started this year. A mother, she’s also a store manager, a mom, and a dreamer. Email her at starchick77(AT)gmail(DOT)com.

Recognizing Our Patterns and Learning How to Change Them

“What we call chaos is just patterns we haven’t recognized. What we call random is just patterns we can’t decipher.” ~Chuck Palahniuk 

Life has a funny way of teaching us lessons. When there is something you need to learn, something …