Archive for the ‘Individuality’ Category

Different Does Not Equal Bad

Posted: 27th December 2009 by Barb in Doing Right, Individuality, Love

I’m just a little too young to remember the days when there were signs barring Blacks from entering restaurants, or using water fountains, or even restrooms. I’m too young to remember it, although it was still happening when I was born in 1960. Back in the day women weren’t even allowed to vote. Men ruled […]

Be Your Best You

Posted: 29th July 2008 by Barb in Individuality, Perspective, Self-image

“Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.” —St. Francis De Sales At times in our lives we may find that others try to shatter our self-image. It may be that we don’t do things the way they think we should, or they offer criticism for other […]

Individuality

Posted: 26th February 2008 by Barb in Individuality, Influence, Self-image

“When I was four years old they tried to test my IQ, they showed me this picture of three oranges and a pear. They asked me which one is different and does not belong; they taught me different was wrong.” —Ani Difranco (song lyrics) There are events in our lives like the one above which […]