From Tragedy to Triumph

Perspective is defined as – a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something, a point of view. One of the things that others say they admire about me the most is how I can deal with so many of the personal challenges that I have faced in my life with a positive outlook. IContinue reading “From Tragedy to Triumph”

Exchanging Ashes for Beauty

I grew up in the foster care system in Michigan. My mother had been sexually assaulted at the age of fourteen and conceived me. As a result, the sum of her childhood traumas led her to turn to drugs and prostitution. She had six children by the time she was twenty years old. My siblingsContinue reading “Exchanging Ashes for Beauty”

Praying and Parenting During a Pandemic

It is official. It has been declared a pandemic. Those words kept ringing in my ears over and over as I watched news reports from various stations. The World Health Organization had declared Covid-19 an official pandemic on March 11, 2020. I remember googling the definition of pandemic; as I had heard of it inContinue reading “Praying and Parenting During a Pandemic”