About Chaim O'Deens

Wassup ya'll, it’s Chi! I hope my writing is thought-provoking, challenging, encouraging, and inspiring for you to become and live a better you. Most of my writings are unfinished thoughts meant to be a safe place to navigate 'unchartered' waters. I would love to engage in conversation with you on how we can come together to make things better. Hit me up!

Falling In Love Is A Lie

By | 2020-02-14T19:35:31+00:00 February 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Metric to Measure Love The pursuit of intimate relationships are a fundamental human motive. Emotions are a critical component in the development of intimate relationships. Or. At least I thought they were. Wait. Maybe they are, right? Ahh, I don't know; love is complicated. Like, seriously... What is the metric to measure love? If [...]

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What Is Your Pursuit?

By | 2020-02-01T17:02:54+00:00 February 1st, 2020|Perspective|

Destroying What We've Built in Pursuit of What We Really Wanted I walked into a coffee shop recently to do some work and there were very few seats remaining. Eventually, this elderly lady invited me to sit with her as she noticed I needed a seat. She asked me about the meaning of one of [...]

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Masquerades

By | 2020-01-07T01:16:49+00:00 January 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

I wish you were real. I wish you’d stop throwing frivolous Masquerades out of fear. I wish you’d stop hiding your fragile beauty behind that opulent gown. I wish you’d stop drowning your wounds with bitter cocktails. You coward. Don’t you know scars shape you? Don’t you see that I have scars too? Don’t you [...]

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5 Ways To Renew Hope

By | 2018-09-26T14:52:58+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

We are all starving for hope. We all have this thing that haunts us; it's called our past. Yea, that thing. Stupid... sure. But, it's real and it can be haunting. Our enemy often throws it at us like a pie to the face. Except, this pie is one from those looney cartoons; it's ticking and ready to explode. Or... at least, that is what it feels like when we lose focus and when hope is lost. 

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What’s My Purpose In Life?

By | 2018-08-31T20:29:51+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

On a phone call with my grandma this week, we were talking about how we are just like the moon. We are dark blobs of useless matter in a galaxy that does not revolve around us. We are nothing, lost in a universe bigger than our comprehension. At the center of it all is the [...]

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The Man in the Mirror

By | 2019-12-22T18:10:20+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What do you see when you look into the mirror? Well, first, let me tell you what I see when I look into the mirror. I see brokenness. I see a rugged, beat-up past full of constant failure that somehow continues to cycle. You see, I struggle with living in fear of sinning... again and [...]

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