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Thoughts Transform: setting a caged bird free!

Caged Bird Poem excerpt

Are you a caged bird without a cage? The other day I read a blog post that got me to thinking… transformative thinking.  It featured a sensational discussion of differing perspectives regarding an image on Instagram, a social media site. 

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