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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…

The Breath

I (pause gasping for air) want to (pause gasping for air) check out (pause gasping…

Perfect Skin

Colorism noun differential treatment based on skin color, especially favoritism toward those with a lighter…

There are these words

Words of encouragement, inspiration, and expectation. Words that are meant for you to stand on.…