Having A Bad Day?

Consider this: there is no such thing as a bad day. The way we react to the events happening around us can make us feel angry, frustrated, hurt, and like we are having a bad day, but the day itself is not bad. It’s just how we are responding to reality (which is completely in our control, by…

Love vs Acceptance

One of  the most influential counseling sessions with my therapist, Ken, was one where he asked me a short and simple question. Well, simple for him to ask, not as simple for me to answer. On a chilly day in January, I sat on Ken’s leather couch proud of the strides I had made in the past…

Amendment One Passed, Now We Move On

Amendment One passed in North Carolina last night. It is both surprising and upsetting because it writes discrimination into our constitution, it doesn’t make me proud. I have my own thoughts and opinions about it, but it’s nothing that hasn’t been said before. I will leave the 10-page rants and persuasive speeches to the professionals. I…