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“Don’t Take My Monuments!” Coping with America’s Identity Crisis

On Saturday, Dallas police officers responded to reports on social media about a possible white…

I Was Robbed and You Could Be Next

As a child of poverty and a nonprofit professional advocating for economic opportunity and financial…

Beyond Our Dreams

If someone had told me ten years ago that I would one day be living…

The Price of Success

Young children are told to work hard academically, and success will naturally come to you.  A…

Post-Traumatic Growth

For about 19 years, I had a home. Not a dream-worthy one, but a stable…

Expanding Our Family

For about 11 months, I had my family – the one I’d always dreamed of,…

“How Can You Be Adopted and Hate Adoption?”

“Having a baby and can’t take care of it? Don’t worry! Put your baby up…

Menopausal in my 30s: Welcoming the Transition

My last menstrual period started one day after my first chemo. I wish I could…

Caption This

I read an article once encouraging mothers “…to get in the picture…” with their kids…

Lost and Found: The Heritage of Adoption

As summer approaches, I’m reminded of the informational brochure for Korean heritage camp my parents…

How do you say that?

Let’s start this off with some interactions, I’ve encountered many times in my life. Far…

Wading in the Waters of the Trinity River: A Womanist Perspective

As a writer, theologian and womanist preacher, I am fascinated by water towers. Anytime I…