At a young age I was called stupid, so I spent every possible hour reading as much as I could, proving them wrong. I pored through my Encarta Encyclopedia CD, … Continue reading So Many Voices: But You Have One Too
Not everyone can stay home to wait it out. Some have to keep working. Some have lost their jobs. Some have never had a home. Some will never go back. … Continue reading Sometimes the Storm Doesn’t Pass
Once I had this friend who was embarrassed by my laughter. At the movies, he would literally shove my shoulder to tell me to quiet down. At first I just … Continue reading If It’s Important to You, It Is to Me Too
God, forgive me for when I lack empathy, when I jump to making talking points out of tragedy, when I forget the pain of community and family, when my voice … Continue reading We Wear Casts.
“May God bless you with discomfort at easy answers, half truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart. “May God bless you with anger at … Continue reading Strength to Fight.