This is an excellent compassionate post about the “realities” some of us face in life without all the finger pointing or self righteousness.
Part of being an inspirational page owner on Facebook, for me anyway, is trying to convince people that they can become authentic and they will still be loved. It means sending out messages, often in poster form, encouraging people away from that life of quiet desperation and towards a life of their own making, full of love, joy, and happiness. I work very hard to plant seeds that give people permission to be themselves even if it means not totally conforming to what most of us seem to think society wants from us. I am hoping to let people know that you can become a socially acceptable non-conformist, but few people seem to trust that.
I often hear, “I would love to do this, but…,” or, “I wish I could do that, but…” These statements are always followed by why they cannot do this, that, or the other thing, and…
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