I was in the States last week. It was my first time in Michigan in over a year. It was amazing. Just a stand-up trip. I got to see everyone I wanted to see and do everything I wanted to do and eat everything I wanted to eat. My parents are so nice and so … Continue reading Dreadlocks and a dog
I feel like I will burst, shatter, crack, and crumble if I take it all in, if I really knew how many mothers are mourning their sons because they birthed them brown. Could my white privileged heart take the truth? But then that's just it. My white privileged heart is the one who gets a … Continue reading Here’s the thing about suffocating
This week, despite some really fun times, I've been on the verge of a grumpy explosion. Today I finally figured out why - my routine has been totally off. (I am my father's daughter!) It feels good to look back on a week full of canceled tutoring, special McDonalds dinners, and flooded living rooms from … Continue reading Check this out!
We made it! It's Friday! This week you may have celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day or Dia de Altagracia (or both!). This week you may have had 100 snow days - congrats! I walked to the ocean. Tonight our church's Missions Conference kicks off and I'm pumped to hear from the missionary/speaker and talk … Continue reading Check this out!
Four day school week, ya'll! It was great. Articles/blog posts: The truly inspiring story of the Chinese rubbish collector who saved and raised THIRTY babies abandoned at the roadside at Mail Online - This story offers good insight into the affects of poverty and the one-child law in China. Everyone can do something. What can … Continue reading Check this out!