Monday was a normal day for me. I was in the kitchen finishing up dinner and my dad had on the CBS Evening News while he played Mahjong on his laptop. Mom was just talking on the phone with a friend and I was finishing up dinner thinking nothing could go wrong. I was wrong.… Continue reading Why kill the innocent?! My thoughts on Manchester.
This is a blog I have been wanting to do for a while and since this week is National Volunteer Week (yes, it's a thing), I figure why not do it now. Basically, I'm going to talk about volunteer work and religion. Buckle up, kids...this is going to be a bumpy ride. Now I have… Continue reading Volunteering has no religion
The safety pin. For centuries, this little gizmo that you would find in your grandmother's sewing kit held together fabric until it could be mended, helped your grandparents and great grandparents keep together cloth diapers (also called "nappy pins") and even pieced together kilts and was used as unique forms of jewelry (I still recall… Continue reading I am an ally but I will NOT wear a safety pin.
I must make a confession: I have been bullied for well over 30 years. I am in my late 30s now but I have been bullied since I was six years old. It was mostly because of my disability, my family, my ability to know the state capitals (you will never know when knowing the… Continue reading Bullying: A spiritual murder in progress
So I know we all heard the story about Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins and how she is facing a possible termination for wearing a hijab in solidarity towards the Muslim community in the wake of terror attacks that were caused by ISIS members or people inspired by the extremist group. My question is this:… Continue reading Aren’t we all one in the same?
Yesterday there was a shooting in San Bernardino, California. 14 people lost their lives and the shooters were killed. They don't know what exactly was the killers' motive but some are wondering if it's terrorism or a case of a "Disgruntled worker" as some of the people who were killed knew one of the shooters… Continue reading Is God “Fixing This”