20 Oct 2020
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Challenging Unconscious Bias Through Mindfulness

Our perceptions in life maneuver our decisions, guide our ideologies and regulate our sense of morality and ethics. When these viewpoints, however, are clouded by the subtle layer of unconscious bias, our best-intentioned opinions become dangerous and disrespectful stereotypes about the people around us. Without…

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Why We DIVE IN

With the recent passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of her famous quotes “Fight for the things that you care about but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – circulated among some of my Blue…

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Embracing Differences

In 1997, I walked into the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women as a volunteer for a prison ministry organization called Kairos.  On that day, I received the biggest dose of humility in my life.  The question on my mind was what would I be…

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Invisible Disabilities

If I have learned one thing since dipping my toe into adulthood, it’s that no person is perfectly “normal.” No set of traits makes up the perfect human because everyone struggles with something out of the ordinary, some are just able to hide their differences…