Exploring A Deeper Love

When I was almost six, a well-meaning, white female teacher, while attempting to engage me beyond the shell of extreme shyness, managed only to mortify us both. I had been mere months in this country from my original island home and it was only my second or third day in an American classroom. My startled…

My Heart Wants What It Wants

I come here today with watery eyes and an achy heart. And I hate it. I hate feeling like this. But I’m pushing through regardless because an important lesson I’ve learned in the last two years is that life gets messy. There really is no such thing as smooth. Sometimes we walk on dry paths…

My Judgy Armor Is Coming Off

I have worn the judgy coat of armor, pronouncing what I thought of this person or that person, this group or that group, assigning wrongness while absolving myself. I know what it’s like to hide beneath the judginess, pointing my finger. I am not proud about that. I understand that as a human being, I…

There Will Be No More Podcast Updates

This lovely man is my rock. For the fourteen years we’ve been married I have basked and thrived in the effusive wellspring of his love. When I have my victories or when my heart is broken, he is the first person I think of, the first one I turn to for sharing. This man gives…