I Can Be Mighty

Don't Worry if Your Job Is Small (Anonymous--Poems to Learn by Heart, Caroline Kennedy) Don't worry if your job is small, And your rewards are few. Remember that the mighty oak, Was once a nut like you. We all have moments of feeling small...because we feel undervalued...because we aren't where we want to be...because we're …

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Monday Matters Challenge

Mondays. Five long days away from the weekend. Resentful of the things left undone. Wishing we had more time, more energy, more anything but Monday. The long work week ahead. Moments spent wishing away the day. I'm done with that. Done with wishing my life away. Even just a day, just the moment before I …

Welcome to the Club–The Other Side of Color Blind–Part Three

Be sure to read Part One:  Awareness and Part Two:  Embracing Change--Five Things You Can Do to Address Diversty in this three part series that addresses our assumptions, our reactions to prejudice and our identities. Part Three--For Every Parent:  Three Reasons You Must Discuss Racism and Inequality with your Family I was 4.  In a shoe …

Welcome to the Club–The Other Side of Color Blind–Part Two

Be sure to read Part One:  Awareness and Part Three: Three Reasons You Must Discuss Racism and Inequality with your Children  in this three part series that addresses our assumptions, our reactions to prejudice and our identities. Part Two:  Five Things You Can Do To Address Diversity At some point, we will all find ourselves in an …

Welcome to the Club–The Other Side of Color Blind–Part One

(You'll also want to read Part Two:  Embracing Change--Five Things You Can Do to Address Diversty and Part Three:  Three Reasons You Must Discuss Racism and Inequality with your Children in this three part series that addresses our assumptions, our reactions to prejudice and our identities.) Part One:  Awareness Walking down Bruin Walk, it felt isolating.  Lonely, …