Tagged with keep a girl in school

Not Quite Like A Boss, But Still Owning It

Not Quite Like A Boss, But Still Owning It

Two years ago, I decided to choose one word-in lieu of my usual 15 odd resolutions-for the year. One word to encompass 365 days. To guide me through twelve long months. I wasn’t sure if I could swing it. The perfectionist in me yearns for a categorized list, itemizing all the ways in which I … Continue reading

Confessions Of A Ball Hog

Confessions Of A Ball Hog

“I was forced to be blatantly honest with my SheLoves family about All.The.Feelings I was experiencing.” Two weeks ago, I wrote about (finally) saying YES to a big, hairy dream God had placed in my heart: raising $10,000 to provide desperately needed sanitary pads, hygiene products and life skills training to a school of 250 … Continue reading

The Little Pot that Could (but almost didn’t)

The Little Pot that Could (but almost didn’t)

“My so-called-calling was about as rooted as a hazy dandelion orb. Seeds scattering here and there, influenced completely by whichever way the wind was blowing that particular day.” I’ve had this pot for a while now. Sitting atop my white IKEA table. Empty. For several months I stared at it, guiltily. And every day, it stared … Continue reading