Perhaps you have heard of the #MeToo movement. Who hasn’t? It is splayed across social media, a topic of conversation among the talking heads, and most have an story or opinion to go with the hashtag. I even wrote about it, myself, not that terribly long ago. I was almost giddy when I first heard… Continue reading Why I’m Struggling With the #MeToo Movement
A belated Happy New Year to you all. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for a fresh start. 2017 was a difficult year for me and, from what I can tell, for a lot of people. But we are in a new year, and I want to issue a challenge. Let’s be kind… Continue reading A New Approach for 2018 – Kindness
As a writer, I’ve been told that I need to find my voice. According to numerous online resources, our writing voice is not something that is easily defined. It is something you find, that you learn with practice, or that you develop in time. Voice is the unique writing style of the author. It is… Continue reading Finding Your Voice
It’s always good to have an honest friend. You know, that one who doesn’t filter their thoughts and simply says it as it is. This particular friend said to me, “Why should I care?” And he got me to thinking. He wasn’t necessarily talking about domestic violence, but he struck a chord with me. Why… Continue reading Why Should I Care?