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Book Review: Free of Me

I was truly excited and honor to be a part of the Free of Me launch team. Sharon Hodde Miller is such a gifted writer, and her blog has truly encouraged, challenged, and uplifted me over the past year. I had the expectations that her book would be just as good (if not better), and … Continue reading Book Review: Free of Me

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No Man’s Land

When you're less than 5 miles from the White House, you can't help but get patriotic over here. There are lots of reasons I'm not proud of our country right now, but when I see stories of Americans being captured in other countries and the legal processes in those places (or lack thereof), I am … Continue reading No Man’s Land

For Jane Doe

I can't seem to get out of my head the fact that child prostitution goes on every day in our country. It's as normal as the grocery store lights turning on at 3 o'clock in the morning. It's as rhythmic as the garbage truck that comes to my street on Wednesdays at 7:30am. The every … Continue reading For Jane Doe

If We Could All Be Wonderful

I couldn't wait to hit the theaters this weekend. That is something I have not said in a long time. I would much rather watch Netflix & chill at home, not to mention save money and my disappointment, but I just had to see Wonder Woman opening weekend. I've been waiting for this particular superhero movie … Continue reading If We Could All Be Wonderful

Perspective is My Friend

We were walking around our neighborhood like we always do in the mornings. The sun was shining bright on the glistening leaves of the trees, and the streets were busy with car traffic and walkers starting out their commute to work. I feel rich that my heart gets to beat slow and breathe deep as I … Continue reading Perspective is My Friend

Grief within Solidarity

If you read through the book of Jeremiah, you'll find out quickly that this man is full of anguish and sorrow for the people of God. Verse by verse he paints the dark and torrid picture of the state of Israel. The people were so wise in doing what was wrong, they didn't even know how … Continue reading Grief within Solidarity

No Mother is an Island

When I think about celebrating Mother's Day this weekend, I cringe at thinking it'll be all about me. I know that I really couldn't survive as a mother without the village that has surrounded me, and the new people that are gently supporting me in a new environment. About 5 months ago, my husband, son, and … Continue reading No Mother is an Island