"If we actually started calling bullying what it is and address it as racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, albeism, fat phobia, and classism it would actually give children a better way to deal with the very same power dynamics they will face as adults, while giving adults more responsibility to challenge the intolerance that is rooted in our society overall." — Amanda Levitt (http://fatbodypolitics.com/2012/10/06/bullying-its-not-just-for-kids/) — #bullying
* a beautiful friend sent this to me... This quote reminds me that sometimes in life we are presented with challenges. But it is not the challenge that defines us; but rather how we overcome our fears... and how it can change us, for the better * - angie -
Tuesday's Top Ten...I'm not totally sure what this means but to me it speaks to the times in life when something that should take you down actually becomes an opportunity for you to grow. Hard but good.
This is what I need to do, I've been putting people down all my life. This will encourage me to lift them up. I am sorry to all of you who I have put down. There is nothing worse than putting someone down. It feels horrible. Take these words and use them