#WorldRefugeeDay2017

Hey guys! Just in case you didn't know, today is world refuge day. According to the UNHCR, there are about 65.6 million forcibly displaced people world wide. That's almost 66 million people who were forced to uproot their lives and their families and flee for safety, they had to literally run for their lives. This … Continue reading #WorldRefugeeDay2017

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Racism: The Great Divide

Racism is vile and ugly and I hate it. But the worst part is, it comes up when you least expect it. I have many friends, family, and loved ones who are people of color, and I love them to death. But I've come to realize that sometimes racism isn't just that simple. While I … Continue reading Racism: The Great Divide

Failure is Always an Option

Everyone know the feeling, the emptiness in the pit of their stomach when they see all they have worked for crumble right in front of their eyes. Of all the experiences and feelings we have throughout our lives, it seems like failure in one the ones that really seem to stick. Even years later we … Continue reading Failure is Always an Option

A Quick Shoutout

Hey, guys! Sorry, it's  been so long since my last post. But in light of Mothers day (Happy late Mothers-day for any moms out there) I wanted to talk about moms. Moms are amazing. They do a lot of stuff. I'm actually pretty sure that when you have a child you are gifted with some … Continue reading A Quick Shoutout

Syria – What We Can Do to Help

With all the heartbreak and tragedy going on in Syria a lot of people are starting to ask, "How can we help?" This is great! The American people have always been more effective than our government when it comes to offering aid. In times of chaos, we have come together to reach out and support one … Continue reading Syria – What We Can Do to Help

Effecting Change Effectivly

Every morning when I wake up, one truth becomes more evident. Times are changing. The subtle stroke of optimism in me wants to believe things are changing for the better. For the first time in centuries people from all walks of life, from different generations, and from different ethnic backgrounds, are coming together to bring healthy … Continue reading Effecting Change Effectivly

Hating is Easy, Loving is Harder

For Americans, and much of the world the events of September 11, 2001 changed our lives forever. Even though I was very young at the time I still have very distinct memories of 9/11. I don't only remember the tragedy, but also the miracle of the unsurpassed unity that happened in the aftermath of the … Continue reading Hating is Easy, Loving is Harder