Growing Our Fruit

Growing Our Fruit

“Weary by the ways of the world” are the lyrics that rang in my head as I begin to type this post. It’s a song by Solange which I believe speaks about the importance of authenticity, and the vast absence of it in today’s day and age due to everyone’s attempt to fit in with what they believe is the standard.

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No shade. Just Grace

No shade. Just Grace

I struggled while searching for a card. Usually I'm a great card picker, and I often ensure that my cards are consistent with my thoughts or feelings about the individual for whom i am buying the card. But today i was stuck. Pick, skim, nope, repeat. These just didn't fit. Especially not after how things have been lately. Ugh. Does should I even get a card for him?

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Kindness Never Goes out of Style

Kindness Never Goes out of Style

I like to consider myself a fairly knowledgeable and understanding person, but one thing I can’t wrap my mind around are mean people; just plain ole’ mean for no good reason. Although I don’t believe there’s ever a good enough reason to be mean, the bottom line is that I don’t get it. Even working in my field of practice, I hear horrific stories of abuse, pain, and injustices of all kinds; some that may even make you give someone a pass to be mean. But even in all the things I’ve heard from the individuals I’ve counseled, they still find a way to display kindness.

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