Children's Books, Self Care

A Kid’s Book About School Shootings

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com This month's violence has overwhelmed me and, I'm sure, millions of others. I've stepped back from writing and chose to read others' poems and essays and say prayers. This has been my protective defense as every time there is a mass shooting, I think of my mother's experience twenty-some… Continue reading A Kid’s Book About School Shootings

MLK Day

“You can kill the dreamer, but you can’t kill the dream.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

We can make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day one of honoring his life and legacy by applying his principles to our actions. Although his famously inspiring speech was fifty-six years ago, we still need his words to inspire us to do better. Here are two quotes from MLK, Jr. which resonant with me today. One’s dignity… Continue reading “You can kill the dreamer, but you can’t kill the dream.” Martin Luther King, Jr.