The world feels very dangerous right now; people in power are doing everything they can to create hate in an attempt to divide us, perpetuate fear, and ultimately induce a sense of hopelessness. This is the perfect mix of ingredients necessary to drive my… Continue Reading “Fighting the Fight”
The wonder that I experience while watching a butterfly effortlessly glide through the sky escapes words. I’ve been drawn to these magnificent creatures since I was a young child, and would often chase them through my yard, hoping that one would find me desirable… Continue Reading “Change Takes Courage”
When I think of people, I often think of a puzzle, with many pieces encompassing diverse shapes and sizes, which ultimately come together and create complexity and beauty. Each puzzle piece is unique, just as much as each person is. So why is it… Continue Reading “The Proverbial Jell-O Mold”
Life, for many people, is a daily struggle, whether that’s because they don’t have enough food to eat, live in an unsafe neighborhood, are a person of color, or have a disabling condition. Some people’s struggles are outwardly obvious to the greater society, and… Continue Reading “Stigmatized by the Invisible”
It’s quite easy to lose oneself amid adversity, and focus all our attention
on our troubles, losing sight of the beauty that surrounds us.
Just like a spider’s web, every aspect of my life is interconnected,
and every experience I have changes the shape of my existence.