The State of My Nation

And the state of my heart. I am tired. It’s only July, the election isn’t until November, and I am exhausted. And I am angry. This past week has been hard. It’s my choice to be exhausted, of course. I have been over-consuming the news, researching history, defending human rights on social media, discoursing with […]

Mixed Messages

Words are powerful. And sometimes tricky. And often times, they fail me, both in speech and in writing. I’m a dramatic girl, emotional, reactive, volatile. Sometimes I say things I shouldn’t; sometimes I write things I wish I hadn’t. When I was employed as the Executive Director of a beloved nonprofit, I once received a […]