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Book Rec, Personal Growth

Clearness committee or board of directors: whatever you call it, we all need one

I’m currently reading an advance copy of a book called “Make a Move: How to Stop Wavering and Make Decisions in a Disorienting World” by Stephanie O’Brien; a pastor, preacher, author, and activist in Minnesota. I signed up for this book launch for a myriad of reasons, the largest of which being that one of… Continue reading Clearness committee or board of directors: whatever you call it, we all need one

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Processing… (alternately titled “A mini autobiography leading up to my current existential crisis”)

Gosh it's easy to get knocked off track. Today is Friday, and here in Texas, it's the first normal feeling day I have personally had all week thanks to the winter weather we had starting last weekend. That's actually not true - the winter weather had very little to do with the absolute standstill we… Continue reading Processing… (alternately titled “A mini autobiography leading up to my current existential crisis”)

Activism, Health, Parenting

Where Black History Month and American Heart Month Intersect

With February being Black History Month, the majority of my focus has obviously been on highlighting the accomplishments of Black Americans (this has been going on over at my Facebook page). This will continue throughout the month of February, but February is an important month to me for another reason as well. February is known… Continue reading Where Black History Month and American Heart Month Intersect

Activism, Personal Growth

How do I celebrate Black History Month as a white girl?

Full transparency here - Black History Month is one of those things that I've always read about and admired quietly. If I'm being honest, there are a lot of things like that. I've never really been sure if it's ok for me to celebrate Black History Month as a white girl. I think I've always… Continue reading How do I celebrate Black History Month as a white girl?

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This one might make you a little uncomfortable… It did me

Type furiously, select all, delete, type furiously, select all, delete, type somewhat more slowly and contemplatively, re-read, overthink, worry what the reader will think/that I haven't made my point clear, select all, delete, delete draft. These are steps I often go through with any blog post, but the ones that I have strong feelings about… Continue reading This one might make you a little uncomfortable… It did me

Health, Personal Growth, religion, Uncategorized

There are no resolutions here

It’s New Year’s Day, and this year is a weird one. There are plenty of posts out there that will break down in detail what a mess 2020 was (and don’t get me wrong, it was), but this is not that post. There are also many posts talking about finding the blessings amidst the destruction… Continue reading There are no resolutions here