When someone showed me this quote from Maya Angelou, I believed them the first time.
When someone shows me who they are and they are scary, scared, disturbed, angry, hurt, or unkind, I believe them the first time. I also want to believe they can get better. I believe that is because I am a psychotherapist.
I also believe people have to be themselves and some people are more capable of change than others.
Do I show you who I am when I show you the images I capture for this blog?
When The Daily Bitch showed me who she was years ago, I believed her the first time (and every time since).
When someone showed up on a truck in my neighborhood yesterday …
… I believed it was Santa.
Here are Maya Angelou and Oprah Winfrey showing you who they are as they talk about this important life lesson.
When you show me who you are in a comment, I’ll believe you.
I’ve been showing you who I am — a grateful person — since I first started this blog, and I hope you believe me!