I had the pleasure of speaking to and assisting a vary courageous and inspiring woman on the train today. Every weekday she leaves her home, takes a cab to the train station, takes an hour train ride to the city, goes to class, goes back to the train station, rides the train for another hour,… Continue reading Angels All Around
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. ~ Socrates This quote from Socrates always cracks me up. We think we know, but in actuality we have no real understanding of what is going on around us. We read and study to gain knowledge. We get degrees to become experts in a particular field.… Continue reading But, Why?
Entering the room to sit down for my annual work review, I had to admit to myself how extremely nervous and unsure I was of how it was going to go. Not because I felt I didn't perform to the best of my abilities or that I had missed deadlines or done something wrong. It… Continue reading I’m Different, Yeah, I’m Different
Sometimes your situation seems so dire and you see no possible way to change it. You don't see the light at the end of the tunnel. Everything around you is dark and grim and you've lost all hope of things getting better. I'm sure that's how the widow in 1 Kings, chapter 17 felt. She… Continue reading Down to Your Last Little Bit
I've been experiencing some serious anger lately. I'm not talking about a little frustration or a moment of silently screaming to yourself. I'm talking full on anger, you know where your jaw is tight from clenching your teeth, your hands are always balled up if you aren't doing anything specific with them, and wanting to… Continue reading Mad as Hell!
It seems like every day I'm reading an article about some person being "body-shamed", "mommy-shamed", "relationship-shamed", "clothes-shammed" or "job-shamed". Enough with the shaming already! We have gone overboard with judging people for this, that, and the other. As kids we were pretty used to being teased about every little thing. Not to say that some… Continue reading Shame, Shame, and More Shame!
As I watched the HBO movie, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", which is based upon the book, titled the same as the movie, and life of an African-American woman named, Henrietta Lacks, all I could do is cry. The movie is told from the perspective of Mrs. Lack's youngest daughter, Deborah. On the surface… Continue reading Finding God’s Peace