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Saturday, June 4, 2011
Recently I was told by a fellow volunteer that I am a very genuine person. For me, I felt that was an amazing comment; one of the best I've received but it also made me wonder- what exactly is genuineness and how can a person be genuine? Is it a state of mind? Actions? Is it something that is exuded from someone? Can a person learn it? Can it be obtained or are they born with it? I don't have any of these answers but would love to hear thoughts. So far the closest that I've been able to determine is that genuineness is truth. Its being real and not presenting yourself in any other way. Showing the world that hey, this is me, accept me or not. I also think genuineness can be achieved. I think we all have snippets of it throughout our lives but don't really ever live in it until we are fully confident and free with who we are. I'm not sure I was always a genuine person and I know not everyone I've met would agree that I am but I think its an underlying aspect for who I am.
I'm not sure its any one thing nor is it always present all the time. I think it can be shown thought actions, words, deeds and many other things and oftentimes a genuine act goes unnoticed... which is probably the point. Anyways, I have no answer to this question but was glad to have received the compliment non the less.Thoughts?