When It Was My Turn to Help

A reflection on helping my parent in 2020 Photo by CDC on Unsplash You know me better than I know myself. This separation has taken out a part of my heart, a part of me. Thank goodness for the phone and Internet so we can still hear each other’s voice. The first time I tried to walkContinue reading “When It Was My Turn to Help”

The Birthday Party

A poem about hope for inclusion Photo by Senjuti Kundu on Unsplash I came as a soldier and peacemaker. Fighting a battle on my own But many fight along with me. I came here knowing fully we would stick out Like a wayward boat in the sea. I came here with hope That they’ll see sheContinue reading “The Birthday Party”

Teaching Our Children How to Fail

Failure is fundamental on the path to success. Photo by the blowup on Unsplash Fifteen years ago, I remember listening to a radio broadcast talking about the importance of teaching your child how to fail. In fact, the speaker mentioned it was probably the most important thing you could teach your child. What kind of crazy talkContinue reading “Teaching Our Children How to Fail”

The Nature of Wonder

Why we should start noticing the small things again Photo by Tanner Boriack on Unsplash A hundred amazing things happened to you today even before you finished your first cup of coffee. They were the little things that many of us take for granted because we are so used to their presence. For starters, you woke upContinue reading “The Nature of Wonder”