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I'm not White; I'm JoJo

This week's misused words are black and white as they are used to describe people.   I really don't like labels.  People are so much more than the labels we want to put on them.  God made individuals with various and wondrous complexities, not a bunch of stereotypes that fit a few predetermined molds. When I look at someone, I don't see the color of their skin, their gender, marital status or nationality.  I see a unique person with views, ideas, likes and dislikes, talents and hang-ups, strengths and weaknesses, needs and gifts all his own.  I see someone I might learn from, someone I might be of help to and someone I might connect with. From the time of my...

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Q of the Wk: What does your favorite color say about you?

How it works: Each Monday I ask a thought provoking question about life.  Pose the same question to your blog readers on your own blog along with your answer to the question.  Then come back here and post a comment with a link to your blog post so we can all read everyone’s answers!  It’s been a lot of fun getting to know my readers and their readers and so on and so on… This week’s question: What’s does your favorite color say about you? JoJo’s Answer: As many of you could probably guess, my favorite color is PURPLE!  It's been my favorite color since I turned purple as a baby while on a hot car trip-or so my parents...

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