The Charade Ends Here: Nature, nurture and radical acceptance
Disclaimer: I want to be perfectly clear here that this text is not intended to explain recent events in the news, nor to excuse them. It is also not meant to represent the experience of all adoptees. It is a personal reflection, for which I take full responsibility. Yesterday my online writing course instructor gave…
2023: What are you going to embody this year?
It’s easy to see how someone who has an all-consuming passion can embody it to the point that their entire life is an illustration of their inner motivation (e.g., athletes, politicians, artists, scientists). They know what it is that they’re passionate about. But what if you don’t really know? Like me? Like you, maybe?
Who’s in your sleigh? A reflection for a smoother ride.
We don’t always get to choose who we we work with, or even live with, but we can choose to be open, accepting and thankful. In my family, we are all very different, but we are all Fords. And we always be: diversity is a reality, but inclusion is a choice.