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No Lace Ruffles for Me, Thanks

It’s hilarious to me that some of my earliest memories are of uncomfortable clothes.

Remember those footed fleece pajamas we wore as kids that zipped from your ankle up to your neck? I hated them. When you’re too tall and the pajamas are too short and the footie is pulled tight against your toes?! That’s toddler torture. And don't even get me started on what it's like to use the bathroom when you're wearing one of those things. Probably why I won't wear those cute jumpers now either.

I can also remember sitting on a church pew when I was so little that my white tights had lace ruffles on the bum. Scratchy lace ruffles do not belong back there! No wonder I couldn’t sit still.

When those darn ruffled tights weren’t causing sensory overload, I would sometimes hear my name spoken from the pulpit. But when I turned, the preacher wasn’t talking to me.

That happens a lot when you grow up in church with a name like Grace.

My whole adult life I’ve been told that my name suits me. While I took it as a compliment, I know they didn’t mean the elegant way I move. Lol. They’re saying they can feel my love and understanding…that instead of feeling judged, they feel accepted. It’s what the therapy community calls “unconditional high regard” for another. This gift enables me to meet you where you are.

There is room for you to be completely you.

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