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Asking the impossible: respond with anger, hope, justice — Love

The only emotion I refuse to feel in reference to the horrific murders at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC is hopelessness. I refuse to¬†give up and give in. Hopelessness¬†would be an affront to the nine people … Continue reading

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Mommy, Be a Big Girl

I did all the right things. I spoke sweetly and slowly. I knelt down to look into her eyes. I had every confidence that my 5-year-old would cooperate, happily and without reservation. She stood in her Gi, eager to practice … Continue reading

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