This post is a re-blog of an original I wrote in December, 2017, with some editing. On Thursdays I aim to review and edit some previously shared content to give myself more practice on the editing side. Thanks for your patience as I build my skills and allow myself to re-examine some favorite themes. *** … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Owning our bodies
I am reflecting on the lessons I have learned during my time decade plus of working in the medical device industry for a very large company. One of the observations is the way I respond to leaders who approach their work with entitlement versus those who aim to serve. The former set were wrapped up … Continue reading Entitlement vs Service
Dignity sculpture in Chamberlain, South Dakota. Plaque underneath sculpture:
A friend of mine recently posted a very personal story of his pain at the discovery of his own implicit bias despite having married a woman of color. The Implicit Bias Test is something you can take if you want to explore bias in yourself. I was touched by his admission but it made me … Continue reading Bias in human evolution
The Vikings had awesome playoff game and though I am a fair weather fan, it sure was fun to watch! My hubby loves football. While I have always thought it was kind of a violent sport, I have gotten a little swept up in Vikings fever. It is an interesting phenomenon, uniting around a team, … Continue reading SKOL!
After my peaceful and grateful post yesterday, I dove into a few blogs based on some recommendations by WordPress. I read about women as superheroes, and encountered some powerful writing about racism and privilege in America. It hit me pretty hard, but the point landed, this idea that white people of this country built their … Continue reading Owning our bodies