Stories about Musings and Thoughts

The Work of Rest (the year of gathering)

Look at us. We did it. Despite misgivings and any number of wonderings, we have entered into the second half of 2021. You might be scouring through school supply...

We are Gifted (the year of gathering)

I remember writing the words, “I want to make a difference, I want to be a change-agent.” In my life, the longing to not be anonymous was great—chalk it...

being honest (the year of gathering)

I need to be honest with you about two things. First, if you put all of the words together that have been written here and on Instagram since 2021...

Sin and Skin

It’s been a week since One Woman Can Change the World was launched into the world it wants to serve well. I should be encouraging you to buy the...

The Writing Life – Stuck

There’s a word I truly have come to dislike—more than moist or dirge or even spatchcock. It’s a word that threatens to trip me up as I write for...

Shoot Like a Girl | As You Are

She said, “Show them you as you are – behind the words and the images.” The “she” is my friend, Migdalia. We’ve been together since the early ‘80s, and we’ve...

What Do We Say to a Kid in Kenya?

My friend Mindy and I finished teaching the kids at a school in a remote Kenyan village, and then asked, "Do you have any questions you'd like to ask...

Joy (Advent)

A tiny bird named Benjamin Tit is sharing the secret of joy today - a tiny bird made from a tree that smells like roses when it's being cut...
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