The Same Apartment, Very Different Lives

Our lives looked very different from so many points of view and yet we were in the same place. She grew up with strong parents. They had good paying jobs and took care of their family, were respected in the community, and taught their daughters ethics, morals, and values. Mine struggled to keep jobs, hadContinue reading “The Same Apartment, Very Different Lives”

Striving to Thrive, Her Story of Trauma

She told me that she understood everything happens for a reason, and that what happened to her was somehow meant to be. She shared her experience of abuse that started in childhood and how it was suppressed throughout adolescence and young adulthood. The realization she now contains of relationships that were ruined, the psychological damageContinue reading “Striving to Thrive, Her Story of Trauma”

Hurt People Hurt People

This saying has been going around in so many circles that it makes my head spin. Whether the rich want to be richer by way of manipulating people‚Äôs emotions, or the empathic want to spread love to those who need love to gain more empathy themselves, one thing is made certain, God takes note ofContinue reading “Hurt People Hurt People”

Equality, Inclusion, and Reevaluation…Where Do You Stand?

For generations women have been fighting for equality in the workplace. It stemmed from a time when women were working at home, raising children, keeping a clean house, being the chef in their own kitchen, managing schedules of their family, and some were also the secretary of their husbands. Often women had no money ofContinue reading “Equality, Inclusion, and Reevaluation…Where Do You Stand?”