As I have tried to grapple with the rage in our world, and how people are supposed to help, it comes back to educating our children. I teach in a predominately white school corporation, but I still give my students materials that focus on issues we are facing in the world and the world that... Continue Reading →
Who Are Your People?
Do you feel accepted and liked? Geez, that’s a tough question! I don’t know, sometimes? I guess it depends on who I am around. I have some awesome people in my life who include me in their plans, and I hope that means they like me. I am so grateful for that, considering that I... Continue Reading →
It’s Not Personal
“The way people treat you is usually about them not you.” In “Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies,” Schuster writes, “I knew I couldn’t control how other people treated me, but I could decide what I would accept” (216). This quote resided with me because, while I feel comfortable having acquaintances, I find myself struggling with... Continue Reading →