That Time My Son Was Almost Killed

That Time My Son Was Almost Killed

This post was originally published in 2008 on OurRisingSound.com. It has been modified and edited, as much has changed in the 8 years since it’s writing. Here is the story of how we almost lost our first born son when he was struck by a truck… One evening,...
When Strangers Strike

When Strangers Strike

I want to share a story with you all. This is real life. This actually happened to one of my beautiful sisters recently. IN REAL LIFE. I have been fixated on what she experienced and have had to really process my emotional responses and thoughts. Here’s what...
I Stand With the Oppressed

I Stand With the Oppressed

I started my morning by having a phone conversation with my long-time best friend. She is hilarious. She is kind and thought-provoking and genuinely cares about people. Not just about people, but she goes deep. She wants to know about what makes people work the way...
To Everything… Turn, Turn, Turn.

To Everything… Turn, Turn, Turn.

How many times have you uttered the words, “I just need a break!”? How often have you felt like the onslaught of challenges, hard times, sleepless nights, and frustration was an endless battle that you were doomed to never win? I know I have felt this way...