The Beauty of the Butterfly

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty,” #mayaangelou I’m in the middle of a writing project which is forcing me to think 🤔 deeply of the many bends of the river of my life, the high-water and low-water marks. No matter what, if I’ve experienced #success or suffered #failure having the willingness and ability to #change has been fundamental. I took this photo on a trip with @ashlib1 and #ThemPalmerBoys to visit with family. @thinkinggood4u was barely a notion at the time. Getting it to where is now has been a lot of #hardwork #patience #mental and #emotional fortitude. Even more will be required as we continue to grow. #fatherhood #father #parenting #fitfam #butterfly #entrepreneur #smallbusiness #motivation #inspiration #BeYourBetterSelf

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The building blocks of me

The Building Block of me
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I was five or six and recall being in a laundromat, but mom believes it was at a grocery store. The alleged transgression is forgotten by us both, but each remembers her towering over me index finger wagging demanding, “Who do you think you are?” I replied, “John Jioni Palmer.”

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