At the age of 12, the school Sarah was attending was going to be having ‘outdoor’ school for the week. It was 2 hours away from her home in Portland, Oregon. Sarah cried, “I can’t go!” She succumbed to irrational fears that she couldn’t control. …
I sat alone, outside a coffee shop, stack of books and cold brew at my side and contemplated my last year.
It was a typical setting in an atypical year.
I turned 38 near the beginning of the pandemic last year. …
3 years ago, I went through a season of life I’d rather never re-live again. Betrayal, loss, heartache, dreams shattered, unknown future. I even had a couple of teeth explode (not kidding).
Is it OK for White People to Post Photos with African Children to Support Black Lives Matter?
My short answer is, no. No, it is not ok.
It misses the mark entirely.
At the same time, I see others slinging stones at those who do and I don’t think that…
It was the night before I was heading home to Indiana for Christmas.
I’m a last-minute packer… and shopper so I was scrambling to get everything done.
I was rummaging through my closet and hanging up in it as always was my brother-in-law Will’s t-shirt.
I see it there every…
It’s holiday season.
Which means… stuff, a lot of stuff.
I mean, well, it means more than that.
But often, the outcome of the holiday is more stuff.
Because there are many who’d like to convince you that you don’t have enough.
But when you are surrounded by community…
Dr. Daniel Amen says to ask yourself everyday, “Does my behavior fit what I want?”
We all have goals and aspirations in life.
But how we achieve them is through the mundane. Through the day by day. Step by step. …