You are you

I was running a group today at work on bullying and we started talking about where our seperation begins. We identified that as early as kindergarten we begin comparing. Maybe it’s a noodle art project and you don’t quite understand why Johnny made his the way he did and he should have done it the way you did it or you should have done it the way he did. Either way this begins the comparisons and the great divide. We talked about how silly comparisons are when there is only one somebody like you in this world. How comparing divides us rather than unites us. I HOPE that I can continue to work hard to love myself exactly how I am. Dr. Seuss is one of my favorite authors to read at work because of the wonderful insights tucked into his stories. The following speaks volumes… Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! Dr. Seuss
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