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When you just don't fit in ...

I LOVE this perspective.  I really LOVE this perspective.  And … I give thanks to all the brave and courageous souls who have embraced their ‘differences’ and endeavored to carve out space in our world for themselves AND all those authentic and unique spirits to be honored, acknowledged, embraced … and eventually, with enough advocacy … celebrated.  49 more words

Differences

Top ten books that celebrate diversity

Another Top Ten Tuesday from Broke and Bookish. This week is on books that celebrate diversity, though my books don’t necessarily celebrate diversity so much as they illustrate and critique it. 1,380 more words

Books

Purpose

I read that purpose gives you a reason to wake up every morning.  That purpose gives u a reason to breathe. Thinking about those concepts,  I begin to wonder about my own purpose.  630 more words

Life

[un]Common Sense: Sunday Sermon [Psychological Enslavement]

Hola mi gente…

I’m feeling a little anxious and it is weird not knowing exactly what I am going to do, but I’m betting I’m doing the right thing. 952 more words

Societal Marginalization of Creative Individuals (Be Your Own Author)

Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.

– Carol Moseley-Braun

I would like to dissect what exactly it means to…

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Suicide: It's Not About Winning or Losing

I have battled suicide ideation. Some would say that because I am alive today that I “won” and that I conquered my demons. While it is true that I am indeed alive today, it is hard for me to celebrate my victory. 464 more words

Marginalization

Self-Love: Its Importance and What Stops Us

I can’t go on Facebook these days without seeing a post about how to live a happy life. There’s an author who writes about how our classist society has helped grow this self-love movement, and how they now reinforce each other. 626 more words

Marginalization