Dear Millennials, Well, it’s here. The inauguration is complete and the devolution of our truths has begun. There is also a continued power struggle for who will be the most right on the internet. let me ask you, my friends to ignore that. Please, learn from the silliness of those you are witnessing. Ignore the … More Empathy is your weapon
Dear Millennials, Beware the politics of scarcity. It is as effective a weapon as fear. It is a weapon that turns us against each other. It is a weapon that makes us suspicious, stingy and scared. My friends, anything that can be used to turn you against another, to make you see your fellow humans … More The Politics of Scarcity
Dear Millennials, Changing the world starts with changing your perspective. Opening your eyes, expanding your worldview, hearing the storms that rage in others’ lives, getting uncomfortable with the grayness of a world that so often doesn’t have answers. You all love answers. But the truth is that this world doesn’t provide them. You have to seek perspective … More Are you a hero? Yup.
Dear Millennials, What is the most courageous thing you have ever done? What is the one thing that you knew took not only bravery and daring, but real mental strength? Have you ever asked that question of anyone else? Have you looked at the journey of a hero and wondered what it took to get … More Good Trouble
Dear Millennials, You are a voting block. You have so much more power than you know. What concerns me most is that you begin to realize your power and that you must step up and take it, not wait for it to come to you. You must take it. That’s one of the things that … More You have the power now, if you go get it.
Dear Millennials, While you may think you have nothing in common with the Gen Xers or the Boomers, let me open the idea that we all share the common thread of love, hope, dreams, hurts, griefs, joy, shame and, my personal nemesis: FEAR. Fear of other people’s opinions, fear of the future, fear losing a … More Fear Mongering among Friends
Dear Millennials- Concepts and Symbols. Flags and Hashtags. This separates us so often that I have found myself discussing it with two of your own in the last week. Millennials flocked to the hashtag. It has become the craze of everything trendy and trending. It changes every day. The #hashtag promulgates concepts, irony, satire, commentary. … More #Hashtags and Flags
Is the world getting meaner or does social media expose it more? Question, posted today from a Millennial Dear Millennials- I have to take a minute to answer this question because I think it is so critical that we ask this, we repeat this, we look at this up close every day. I think you … More Is the World Meaner? No. The World is Human.
Dear Millennials- I have listened to conversations, snippets of words and full sentences this week from several of you. There is a resounding note of confusion and apathy that I want to wash over in your voices. I wish I could sit with each of you and explain what you need to feel, how you … More Open Rebellion…
Dear Millennials, I read a response last night that I want to share with you. It was from a fellow Southerner, a woman from the Baby Boomer generation. She is bothered by the protests and by those of you who are angry, and saying that at this very moment by lashing out. I will paraphrase … More Keep Protesting.