Did you know that nearly 30% of charitable giving is realized during the final month of the year? There’s something about the weeks between Thanksgiving and the December holidays that heightens the spirit of generosity in our communities. And yet, with 70% of giving happening between January and November, I think we could make the […]
From the Mishnah to The Message, as long as there have been sacred Scriptures, there have been scholars with opinions about how the stories should be translated, interpreted, and applied to communal life. For centuries the Holy Scriptures were kept wholly separate from editorial opinions and scribal annotations; however, in the Middle Ages, copyists commenced […]
I’ve never read Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. Don’t judge me. I rarely read fiction. It’s not that I don’t like it: It’s just that I never developed a taste for it. Kinda like sushi. Don’t judge me for that either. 😁 #LittleWomenL3 When I was given the opportunity to screen this new movie […]
I knew Simple Joys was going to be a good read when I laughed out loud while reading the INTRODUCTION! 😂 The stories are genuinely hilarious and thought-provoking. In her first book Laugh It Up! Candace Payne offered us a peek at the woman behind the mask: the Chewbacca mask. The woman who belly laughed for three minutes straight on […]
Have you ever wondered if your words or actions are racist? Are you sure they aren’t? Is claiming “I’m not racist!” enough? Can a person protect and promote systemic racism without even realizing it? Is ignorance a good excuse? Recently, one of my friends inquired as to why I am suddenly so passionate about racism in America—she didn’t […]
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