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Thursday Thought: Looking Back

“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.“ —Henry David Thoreau Sorry, Mr. Thoreau, but I wholeheartedly disagree. While I do believe in the concept of moving forward and not letting the past hinder forward progress, I also believe it’s important to learn from the past so we know how to handle similar […]

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Thursday Thought: Kindness

“Be kind.“ —Thought leaders everywhere I’ve seen so much hate and fear and vitriol throughout this election cycle. These lashings out stem from the deep pain we feel on the inside and wanting to appear strong and fierce and steadfast on the outside. Sometimes the pain we feel over our own situation or how we […]

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Thursday Thought: Do what you can

“Start where you are. Use what you can. Do what you can.” —Arthur Ashe   In an effort to broaden my own horizons and also minimize some of the communication gap between myself and some members of my community, I’m learning a new language. Two of them, actually. This isn’t the first time I’ve tried […]

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Thursday Thought: Thinking v Doing

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” —Bruce Lee True. And also, there’s more. If you’re spending a lot of time thinking about something and not doing it, there are two likely possibilities: You are ready to move forward (and instead are procrastinating by telling yourself you’re […]

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It’s been nearly a week since the devastating attack on our LGBTQ community brothers and sisters in Orlando. 49 innocent people killed by a man who chose hate over love. I’ve scrolled endlessly through my Twitter and Facebook feeds, and online in general, looking for more details and more information and more confirmation that this […]

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Thursday Thought: Regret

“Don’t regret anything you do, because in the end it makes you who you are.” —Unknown There are a number of messages just like this floating around, I think with the intent of wanting you to let go of the past and own all the different parts of you, even the ones you don’t feel […]

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