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J'adore: Acceptance & Love

It's the start of another amazing Instagram photo and blogging challenge for the lovely month of June my friends.  I'm very excited that Jordyn and Kristin decided to pair up and launch this one.  I love every day's topics and can't wait to see how everyone participating accentuates their style and take on the girly girl topics.

Now for day one, coincidentally June 1, the topic is J'adore.  My first J'adore inspiration comes in the form of complimenting one individual lady's way of introducing herself to the world.  Meet Caitlyn Jenner.
                                                        Pic from Joyce Bonelli Instagram

Fab, fearless, fun, oh and did I say fab?  This is the ultimate way for any lady to intro herself to a room of waiting onlookers and girl oh girl am I smitten!  Gorgeous and dignified is the only way any person should be represented and I more than see that here.

I imagine it should come as no surprise that I stand by this transition and believe in acceptance for how any person chooses to live.  If no harm is done to one's self or others, then it isn't my place to cast stones any which way.

Clearly many people have many opinions for lots of things.  The only stance I have is to remember kindness and compassion. For everyone we meet is fighting some kind of battle.  Be thankful for those strong enough to bring theirs to the surface, offering way for the next brave one.

And Caitlyn, go head girl.  Do your thing and have a helluva good time with it.  After all, a gal's life is a fab thing to live!

Until we meet again,
M

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