Family, A Celebration

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Diversity

Arise from the depths,

oh soul,

Penetrate the surface!

With all heart, realize the stirrings of growth.

Pour out dreams and profess them.

Diversity is a celebration—

aunt_rose_and_maya continuity,

a flowing unity,

the singularity that states,

I am a valuable person,

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the spirit that asserts

we stand as

kin.

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My wonderful, thriving family–

generations of intercultural relatives, neighbors, and friends bound together by years of love, caring, and support.

4 thoughts on “Family, A Celebration

    1. The pooch is our Tessa. She’s very much part of the family. She’s especially popular with the kids. BTW–I found out today that I’m a great-aunt. Vince Tanner Russell was born yesterday!

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  1. This heartwarming post is a needed reminder for me that acceptance, love and celebration help to bring our diverse families together. It’s never too soon and never too late. Thanks Jo!

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    1. It’s so easy to take the people in our lives for granted, especially when we’re so separated by geography, time, age, emotion, even death. Sometimes it’s nice to celebrate them. I grew up in an intercultural, interfaith family that has grown. There are a number of people for whom I was unable to post photos. But I do think of them and the effects they’ve had on my life. We’re a diverse clan. What better time to raise them up than Passover and Easter?

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