har·mo·ny: A pleasing combination of elements in a whole
Imagine a choir performing a beautiful song. Hear all the textures, the layers of tone, the dynamics of loud and soft. It takes all of those voices, each one unique, to create the experience. It is the combination of sound that makes the music so sweet. Alone, any one of those parts is not nearly as pleasant as the whole.
You are whole. So often we try to diminish parts of our selves, we hide what we perceive as flaws or silence parts that make us uncomfortable. We bench members of our choir, for fear, for shame, for reasons that may not be easy to articulate. Read more