10 Most Uplifting Songs of 2013

10 Most Uplifting Songs of 2013

Recently, I came across this amazing video chronicling the top hit songs of 2013 (you have to watch it): It got me thinking about the songs that came out this year and all the memories I’ve made. Uplifting songs are a great thing to turn to when you’ve had...
My Appreciation List

My Appreciation List

My parents always taught me to appreciate the things I had. Growing up in East Africa, there were many around us who were extremely poor. There were people who were literally starving to death, or people dying of AIDs. Children who were begging for change on the...
Her: A Collaborative Poem

Her: A Collaborative Poem

A few weeks ago I asked for your help in writing a collaborative poem. Thank you to all that participated. We have a finished poem!   Her: A Collaborative Poem She is strong. She is infinite love. She likes to watch The Big Lebowski And drink vegan white...
How am I going to be an Optimist about this?

How am I going to be an Optimist about this?

I have a problem. I am an eternal optimist. Many would say that’s not exactly a problem, but it is when you are trying the wrestle with the problems that plague our Earth. Floods, bombs, poverty, rape, exploitation, war… “How am I gonna be an...
Women Speak: A Poem

Women Speak: A Poem

Women speak With their eyes. Even if they shake their head “yes” And mean “no” You can see it in their smile. You can see it in their gaze. Women speak With a light touch. With a gentle hug, Or a long pause. You can hear them without words. You...