When I think of how different I am from how I used to think 10 years ago, 20, I can't believe I am the same person.
I am, but I have changed. There are things I no longer fear, and things I have grown confident in. What has led me to pursue the hope of growing into a better person and fingers crossed, one that helps make our world better even for one person, is to consider that my thinking needs to change.
This week, I read articles that left me in a private moment of stillness. The writing in them the kind that calls on us to be open, not reactionary, and to examine what it is we harbor. Even if we buck against it.
I am hoping that you read at least one of them. And then to reflect honestly about the words here, we can't always be right and we can't always keep thinking the way we've always been thinking.
It's time to see the world as it is for others.
From Alternet . Taking Responsibility for Racism and Why People Freak Out When They're Called Out About Race
From Huffington Post . Why It's Hard To Talk About Racism
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