The Dictionary of Life: Revised and Illustrated
Each of us at birth is give a blank book within which to write significant words. Words that reflect our life experiences. As we grow and learn, we fill the pages, often unconsciously, with words. For many of us, adoptee or not, the words may be sad, angry, hurtful, reflections of pain, grief and confusion.…
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?