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In 1964, a woman was brutally raped and stabbed in Queens, New York. Kitty Genovese, a 28-year-old woman was coming home from work when she was violently assaulted. The assailant stabbed her repeatedly. When police found her body, they noticed multiple stab wounds in her hands; proof she tried to defend herself using nothing but […]

Two years ago, I was sitting on my couch in Dallas, wondering what the next chapter of my life would contain. I was anticipating a trip to NYC, followed by a new opportunity in San Francisco. I had been self-employed for 8 years, and was well accustomed to the unknown. This time around, it felt […]

“We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.” A friend of mine recently wrote a blog about ‘swipe culture’ and its’ impact on the modern dating scene. After reading the blog, I thought it would be nice to write a response from a different […]

“It’s a beautiful day, Sister J.” “Every day is a beautiful day, Aaron.” This is a blog I hoped I wouldn’t have to write, but knew the day would someday come. Writing these words feels like a piece of my heart is being broken, because it is. Earlier this afternoon, I received word that Sister […]

Throughout my adventures in Uruguay, I’ve kept an eye on the news and happenings going on inside of the United States. Right now, it seems like a stretch to call them “united” in the post-election state of our union. I was very encouraged to see the collective millions of women (and supportive men) that have […]

Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. You could say that words have become a large part of my life since I was a child. I was one of the first in the Xanga blogging community, compiling […]

Today, we  celebrate Mother’s Day and recognize the wonderful gift we have in our mother. I’m personally very thankful to have a mother that has poured limitless love over all of her children, each in a unique and special way. Mothers make many sacrifices for their children.  As an adult, I now appreciate the challenge it was to […]

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