I maintain there’s not a person on this earth who hasn’t been bullied at one time or another. I certainly experienced my share when I was younger, and unfortunately some of that came at the hands of adults. In one case, my mother intervened and requested a conference with the bullying teacher, and it actually … Continue reading When We Were Bullied As Kids, What Did We Want Done About It?
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about this phenomenon where we have started putting labels on our qualities -- good and bad -- and declaring that these things are parts of our identities to which others must adjust in the interest of “accepting us for how we really are”. I’m all for accepting everyone as … Continue reading I Am Who I Strive to Be