VULNERABILITY IS STRENGTH

Have we really gotten to a place where we need to hide that we feel; hide that we care, in order to appease others insecurities? Showing emotion is not a weakness, gentleness is not a weakness, love is not a weakness. It is courageous. Showing our vulnerability is one of the greatest strengths we can ...

Compassion is Lost on the Need to be Right at All Costs: The Depersonalization of Politics

It is really astounding how arguments for certain political opinions have become so depersonalized. One will argue to the bone that we should not support “lazy people of welfare” when they themselves have been on, or currently are on a form of federal assistance. They will praise Trump for taking advantage of the loopholes and ...

I Want to Understand

I have a confession to make. I’m obsessed. I have been endlessly scrolling online and clicking through articles about the result of this election. I can’t help it. I want to understand. I want so badly to understand how anyone can turn a blind eye to the hatred of other people that Trump stands for. There ...

The Consequence of Silence

It’s unfortunate hearing people complain about others expressing their political views. As if it is a better choice to remain silent. Granted, some of the online posts can get out of hand – however, a choice to be indifferent is a choice to do nothing. That is not a choice I am willing to make. ...