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One Conversation Isn’t Enough

“Did you wash your hands?” “oh!! No! I forgot” “alright go wash them” 30 seconds later “okay, they are clean” “soap?” “oh! I forgot!!” I have this conversation at least 15 times a day. One conversation about equality, about sexuality, about human rights, it isn’t enough. I have to constantly...

I’m Not Racist, but…

I have gone through 3 stages of racism: Stage 1- “I’m not racist, but….” My elementary school, middle school, high school and college were all overwhelmingly white. Each school taught almost exclusively white history. The churches my family attended were either completely white, or almost completely white. When I went...

Tell Me More About That

One of my favorite parts of college was when I was able to live off campus my senior year with my aunt. She is a strong, smart and amazing woman and I feel so lucky that I had the chance to spend that time with her. She taught me a phrase...

One Conversation Isn’t Enough

“Did you wash your hands?” “oh!! No! I forgot” “alright go wash them” 30 seconds later “okay, they are clean” “soap?” “oh! I forgot!!” I have this conversation at least 15 times a day. One conversation about equality, about sexuality, about human rights, it isn’t enough. I have to constantly...

If I’m being honest…

If I’m being honest…

If I’m being totally honest, I say a lot of things that aren’t completely honest. I lie…a lot. Mostly to myself and those closest to me. Anne Lamott talks about writing a “shitty first draft”.  Essentially, you write a rough draft with all your thought and feelings and impulses.  It’s...

Is a hurting heart enough?

Is a hurting heart enough?

Warning, this is a rough draft after spending this morning at the DMV, but I don’t want to edit it right now, because, well, I just don’t. Okay- so my post apparently resonated with some people- lots of hurting hearts for broken people all over the world.  So I am...

ENJOY EVERY MOMENT!!!!

ENJOY EVERY MOMENT!!!!

Today I am passing along my first experience with Glennon’s book Carry On, Warrior .  After reading this, I knew I loved her, I knew she got me, I knew that her book was something I needed to get THAT SECOND. This is reblogged from her blog, and also in her...