Where We Move Toward Fear

I’ve been thinking a lot about Fear, mostly because I am very fearful. Fear is so big, well, at least it seems that way. It is humongous and covers every part of our lives in different ways—and in saying that, I don’t mean that constantly, we are fearful (although I’m pretty close), but that there…

Dads, God, and Father’s Day

"The righteous man walks in his integrity; his children are blessed after him." (Proverbs 20:7) I can settle strongly into the reality of this verse when it comes to my Dad. But not everyone can. I remember when I was in elementary school, and some of my friends would just say stuff about their lives…

Colorful Classrooms and Whitewashed Curriculum

In a class I took recently, one of my professors told a story about a couple 17-something year old Latinx students she had in one of her classes years ago. It was something along the lines of students needing to find something in a newspaper, that’s the extent of the premise that I remember. But…

Stretch Marks and Cellulite

It is really easy to believe we are not enough—especially in our physical appearance. I was on Pinterest the other day, looking at the normalizing normal bodies movements, and I got really angry. All of the pictures seemed to be of really thin women whose tummies stay flat and crop tops fit perfectly. Why is…