As I packed an overnight bag on Friday for my trip to Austin — a short trip both in the time it takes to get there from Dallas (three hours) and how long I was staying (24 hours) — I was trying to explain to my 2.5-year-old twin boys why I was going. “Mommy is… Continue reading I Came. I Marched. So Now What?
A popular hashtag in the wake of tragedy is “#WeAre[insert name of person/location].” Maybe it’s slacktivism, but I’ve always appreciated them. They convey unity, solidarity, and the acknowledgement that while this particular event happened there, it can just as easily happen here. I think those are important messages to send to suffering families and communities.… Continue reading Dallas Strong
To be blunt, the world is in the shitter right now. Domestically, internationally, in war zones, and in what should be safe places. Places where we work, pray and learn. Only certain people are afforded the comfort of trusting the police and the most effective political campaign strategy seems to be to see how many… Continue reading Weekend Reads And Listens: When The World Sucks Edition
I’m about to confess to something I know isn’t popular. But every year around this time I start to feel this debate bubble up inside of me and my husband is tired of listening to it. I think my shower walls are too (I make killer arguments in the shower). I don’t want to rant… Continue reading Thanksgiving Confession