I had an ugly cry. One of those cried filled with snot an anguish, not knowing if it will ever end. I just started crying for no reason because I missed my grandpa. I’ve been through a lot these past several months and the fact that I was going through it without him finally caught … Continue reading Processing Moving Forward
I, like so many people, have watched season 2 of Bridgerton with delightful anticipation of seeing Anthony’s journey to find love. For me, the primary reason was due to the fact that the person he fell in love with was a dark-skinned Indian woman, a member of a community that does not get much representation … Continue reading Bridgerton Reflections
March is almost done can you believe it! I don’t know about you but this month has had its ups and downs on my end. Globally we are going through the crisis in Ukraine where not only did we see evil in the form of bombs but also we saw the evil of racism on … Continue reading Choosing Joy
Grief has a funny way of sneaking up on you when you least expect it. I recently have really been missing my grandfather; his words, his advice, his kindness. I’m sitting on the train wondering what I should blog about this month and that grief brought me back to something I wrote back in November. … Continue reading My Grandfather’s Hands
I read that caption in a medical record and it couldn’t be more accurate for how I’m feeling about my life right now. This past month has been a slight disaster/ life and death situation. I come out of it feeling like I’ve lost so much; specifically my ovary which contains much of my hope … Continue reading Failure to thrive in adult
It is not weakness to accept that you lack the capacity to do something. It’s actually strength.
Happy August friends! Well Summer 2021 is more than halfway done and I realize I have not posted since the end of June. This summer has been chaotic but I’m finally having some moments of stillness while I’m on vacation. In reflecting I discovered that I have recently had this sudden need to find relevance … Continue reading Time for a Check In
In my free time I consider myself an activist. I enjoy learning about justice and advocating for people who are oppressed. I enjoy learning and the harms that society has brought on the most vulnerable and thinking of ways to heal those harms. I also am a Christian. I love Jesus, I read my Bible … Continue reading The grace of God is a miracle
As of late, I feel as though my approach to life and humankind has been a little gray. I have hope in the promise but have found it hard at times to pick myself up and keep going. The idea of grief or loss is a hard thing to unpack especially for people you’ve never … Continue reading Reflections on the Loss of My Heroes
It was a post on Facebook where a friend was posting about someone in her community that was running for public office. A woman commented asking for the link to her campaign page. She later commented that she wouldn’t support her because she wasn’t pro-life. That was the one issue that was non-negotiable for her. … Continue reading Should We Reclaim Pro-Life?