Who I am within

8 May

Who I am within myself

From a metaphysical perspective, my destiny was to be a whole person and to be able to integrate all the cultural groups, I derived from, without shame, denial, or judgment.

Applied metaphysics teaches us the destiny of every individual is determined by what he or she is, and by what he or she does. What any individual is to be or do, is established by those persons, and what reality they are living , thinking , and working for. I was determined to embrace all the diverse ethnic groups I descended from, rather than deny individual parts, in order to gain collective approval from a delusional, racist society, I grew up in.

Source: Born in the Land of the Tango: A Memoir About Identity, Family, and Healing

by Jackie A. O’Neal


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