By leaning in and getting to know the person before the difference, we find we have way more in common than we think.
Maybe the Girl Scouts had it right. Sometimes you need to find a new tribe. "Make new friends and keep the old. One is silver and the other gold!" Some Girl Scout somewhere I remember singing these lyrics half-heartedly in my few months as a Girl Scout. When this TomBoy was forced to wear my … Continue reading Why Sometimes You Need To Find a New Tribe
Don't let the fear of not fitting in keep you from showing up. Own your story, reach out to the edge of the room and find common ground.
Your people want to help, but they don't know how if you don't ask. Let's be the type of family, believer, and friend that shares our crazy and loves each other out of theirs.
Let's have patience with awkward beginnings and recognize that, as in all things, growing solid friendships and communities takes time.