I am holding your hand.

i am holding your hand

I feel like we need to hear this today. 

Current public discourse and breaking news and personal tragedies and life stresses and national events and expectations of action and more and more and more, empties our reserves and shreds our nerves. We’ve all been surrounded by so many opportunities to feel called on and pushed away and demanded and urged and ignored and lessened and derided and shut into boxes that don’t fit. Let’s hold each others hands more, and let’s help us all get to the other side intact.

What holding your hand means to me:

  • I will listen and do my best not to insert my opinion (which can be interpreted as judgment).
  • I will offer honest but gentle responses if you ask for them.
  • I will “be there” for you, whether in person or virtually.
  • I will speak up and stand up or kneel for you when you are unable to speak up and stand up or kneel for yourself.
  • I will leave you alone if you need me to.
  • I will give you a hug (even though I’m really not a hugger) if you need me to.
  • I will affirm your worth.
  • I will hold your hand.

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Adjusting to car culture, dealing with leaving a career I loved, and spouting off along the way. Do The Most Good.
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4 Responses to I am holding your hand.

  1. This is such a wonderful post! I love it!

  2. Lauren Becker says:

    Beautiful post. I’ll hold your hand too.

    -Lauren
    http://www.shootingstarsmag.net

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