The best way to fight poverty and extremism is to educate and empower women and...– Half the Sky
A Day To Dream
Today, as we remember Martin Luther King Jr., I remember him mostly as a dreamer—and as a pursuer of a dream. He was a man after social justice, equality and for love among all people. One of my favorite quotes from MLK was this: “When our days become dreary with low hovering clouds of despair, and when our nights become darker than a thousand midnights, let us remember that there is a...
Man in the Mirror
I am sick and tired of bullying. I have been pierced by stories of injustice. I am heartbroken for those with broken hearts. For those who feel they have no hope. I ache deeply over the verbal (and physical) lashings administered by so-called loved ones who are filled to the brim with feelings of anger, bitterness, resentment…anything of the sort. Hurting people hurt people. Our world is...
Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Let’s each do our part to end slavery. “We must join together as a Nation and global community to provide that safe haven by protecting victims and prosecuting traffickers…Fighting modern slavery and human trafficking is a shared responsibility…Together, we can and must end this most serious, ongoing criminal civil...
I love this song… ”Actions Speak Louder” by Swoope ft. Lecrae, Tedashii and Jai. I love it’s cause… all proceeds go to building a new orphanage in Southern Sudan. With Love for Africa, Nicole
Lesson from my 2 yr-old
Nearly everyday our oldest son Jude will be playing with his trucks, doing his own thing, and suddenly, very softly and thoughtfully, he will look up and say “Sorry, Mama” or “Sorry, Daddy.” It’s the funniest thing to me because in that moment he hasn’t even done anything to apologize about. Matt always tells me, “I just accept his apology! He was...
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