When we are children our parents tell us how to behave and control a great deal of who we are – with their infusion of fears, beliefs, and love. They define the world around us and guide our reactions.
While we are in school we learn about the “greater good.” Our communities and churches have expectations as well as the teachers and the school. Even the kids who are making their own journeys send messages about who we are and who we aren’t. They weigh in with their expectations regarding our behaviour. It is tough to remember who we are, even tougher to have the courage to stay true to our own path. Continue reading