Sexual Harassment and Assault – What Do We Do Now?

IT. IS. NOT. OK. It is far from OK. The world is fired up over the fact that women are routinely harassed or assaulted. Men, too. Children. It's sick. The discussion continues, today. But, tomorrow, it will fade to the background. We'll say to ourselves "it's wrong", but the cycle of abuse will continue and … Continue reading Sexual Harassment and Assault – What Do We Do Now?

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Compassion Fatigue v. Apathy v. Overwhelmed

Compassion Fatigue. It's the new phrase du jour. No, it's not a new condition, but we're tossing it around like 45 with paper towels. Every day we're bombarded with needs. From our own day-to-day stress to the news telling us the world is burning to the ground. In response, we've dug up the phrase of … Continue reading Compassion Fatigue v. Apathy v. Overwhelmed

What We Have Here…

I'm sure you can finish the rest of the title, possibly one of the most quoted movie lines in American culture. (If you can't, do yourself a favor and go watch Cool Hand Luke). Communication. We live in a time of unprecedented (and in my opinion, overwhelming) opportunities for communication thanks to technology. And, we're … Continue reading What We Have Here…

Two Short Story Writing Projects Done – And They’re Yours to Grab – One Fantasy; One Thriller

  I finally did it. I published two short stories, and they're yours for the taking. Hopefully, by the time this post goes live, they will be done with their review/verification status and will be entirely live. I published them on Amazon KDP and Smashwords. That means you can grab them anywhere. What are they … Continue reading Two Short Story Writing Projects Done – And They’re Yours to Grab – One Fantasy; One Thriller

Reblog: I Am Beautiful Like My Mother

This first appeared on Compassion International's blog May 12, 2017 Karunia is one of kind in her village. She’s not one of kind because she was the first in the village to be born with Apert syndrome. And she’s not one of kind because she looks different than other little girls her age. She’s one … Continue reading Reblog: I Am Beautiful Like My Mother