This is hard.

There’s so much I want to do right now and I’m having a hard time finding the time to do it with the little time I do have. And I know that’s a limiting belief–not enough time. Because I know that I will make time for the things that are really important to me. So…

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On Accessing Life

This is the greatest dance I’ll ever dance. I’m 34. I’m a mother, a teacher, a sober person. An aunt, a friend. I’m educated but under-schooled. A breakout and a recluse. All I really know is me and I’m still learning.

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I Found God

I Found God I found God at the tip of my pen, in an Instagram post of positivity, reading the words of treasured authors, sitting in the summer seat of our patio’s cast iron furniture, sipping coffee and searching the sky for streams of color bursting through, and listening to the birds greet me again.…

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In thinking of me; in thinking of the kids.

Right now I’m connected to books.I’m connected to writing.I’m connected to people to food to music to rest. Why are we asking our children, some of the most vulnerable people on the planet, to be connected to anything else? We can only ask of them what we are willing to do ourselves.May we grant them…

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If You Must

Update: June 11, 2020I came across this poem the other day and forgot I wrote it. Immediately it struck me the wrong way. Mostly due to seeing the word “slave” through a new lens. Over these past few weeks I’ve had the opportunity to listen and learn from anti-bias/anti-racist educators and something I see time…

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