explaining present participle of ex·plain (Verb) Verb Make (an idea, situation, or problem) clear to someone by describing it in more detail or revealing relevant facts or ideas. Account for (an action or event) by giving a reason as excuse or justification. I am pretty good with words. I use words to convey ideas. I use words to […]Read more "Explaining to Justify"
I don’t know how else to say it. I tend to write about how you can create or shape identity. It’s definitely my default perspective, but there is the dimension of identity that just happens to you. It’s the life stuff or your relationships that shape us sometimes. No matter how much you plan and […]Read more "Identity is Organic"
I think you have to be at least 30 to understand this post, but a sign of progress and change is having the ability to Break the Pattern. Take a look back at your life, and ask yourself, “Are you able to break the pattern?” It could be any pattern, but mainly the negative ones […]Read more "Break the Pattern"
I have been listening to a lot of Cornel West lately. What a thinker. He talks about so many subjects, but I really like his concept of how we must face the death that is present in our lives. He is not talking about death in the end of our lives, but rather putting to […]Read more "Death to an Identity Feature"
There are some foundational things about your identity that just cannot change. There are some things – scars, conditioning, desires, or preferences that are just a foundational part of your identity – the stuff that just cannot change. I guess it’s possible for something so drastic to happen in your life that you can’t help […]Read more "Foundational Identity"
I heard someone say that today. Think about that concept. Let me break it down for you. purge (pûrj) v. purged, purg·ing, purg·es v.tr. 1. a. To free from impurities; purify. friend (frnd) n. 1. A person whom one knows, likes, and trusts. 2. A person whom one knows; an acquaintance. 3. A person with whom one is allied in a struggle […]Read more "Purge Friends"
I heard someone say this today. Awareness is easy, but to be able to articulate awareness – that’s not as easy. I loved hearing the saying. It helped me to understand that it doesn’t matter how aware I am of a problem, if I am not able to adequately articulate my awareness of it, it […]Read more "Articulate Awareness"