Category: relationships

I quit asking the question

June 18, 2020 | 29 comments

My daughter applied for a part-time teaching position that had the potential to take her in a professional direction she found very attractive. The family was excited about its possibilities for her. Whenever we met, we’d ask, “Did you hear

A call for more compassion and less brutality

June 15, 2020 | 34 comments

Evidence of police brutality has spurred thousands of protestors to fill streets and plazas around the world with shouts for reform. Some want to defund the police, others want more sensitivity training, some call for more diversity on the police

Are you what you see in the mirror?

June 12, 2020 | 19 comments

Have you ever looked in a mirror and said to yourself, “That’s me?” If so, you were mistaken. You are so much more than a physical body. For instance, if you were to send a snapshot of your physical image

There is a solution to racism

June 9, 2020 | 34 comments

The Oxford Languages dictionary defines racism as, “Prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior.” In its very definition, one can find a solution to racism. One

Let the protests transform into change

June 8, 2020 | 55 comments

As I watch scenes of protest being played out across my nation and in many cities around the world against brutality and racism, my heart weeps for change. How can this time be different? I wonder. I’m not a political