“When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” ~Audre Lorde
“Feelings that cause discomfort deserve to be honored as well.”
“…who you are is who you are in any circumstance.”
Uncertainty offers opportunities to bloom in new ways.
…life is always uncertain, and we get through it.
…it’s not fair to us to ignore what we have achieved…
Building our lives can be frustrating, but it’s easier when we have sturdy “legs under the table”.
“We deserve to chart our progression in ways that have personal meaning,.” ~ Carbon
The trick is finding the right people and accepting that you deserve support.
“I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.” ~Audrey Hepburn
“My work is my therapy.” ~ Eji Benson
Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid of only standing still.” ~Chinese Proverb
“We’ve been really indoctrinated with this culture of permission. I think it’s true for women, and I think it’s true for people of color… But that time has passed.” ~ Ava Duvernay