Change is Worth a Chance

It has been awhile since I've put my thoughts in writing and perhaps that's because I am someone that completely closes up when faced with vulnerability. However, to continue to live this is hypocritical to what I preach as an advocate for the power that words hold. Running from the words that reflect my feelings… Continue reading Change is Worth a Chance

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Breaking Up [with your job] is Hard to Do

You know the saying about how you have to be able to take care of yourself before being able to truly take care of someone else? I realized that working in an inner-city environment was not for me because I was struggling to care for my physical/emotional/mental needs and, therefore, could not take care of… Continue reading Breaking Up [with your job] is Hard to Do

“Who Will Write Back Now” Post-Election Day for a Teacher of Minorities

Nine-year-old-me wrote a letter to Laura Bush when I found out she was a former schoolteacher and librarian; at the time, she had qualities I valued and had held jobs that were my dreams. In this letter I told her about my love of books and my desire to one day become a teacher just like her. I don’t… Continue reading “Who Will Write Back Now” Post-Election Day for a Teacher of Minorities