The Freedom We Fight For 5

THIS IS A MEMORIAL DAY like no other in the history of Memorial Days. And it seems fitting on this day when we honor those who have given their lives for the cause of freedom, to ask the question, “What is the freedom we fight for?” It might seem like […]

How Your Words Can Change the World 3

A RECENT New York Times article on language and gender caught my attention, because its first sentence, which I paraphrase here, immediately rang true: Americans are resistant to use the word “she” when describing a hypothetical president. Not because Americans don’t believe a woman could be president, but because our […]

Soapbox: What Religious Freedom Means to Me 11

THIS YEAR, my intention is to be more open and to share who I am with the world. That means being okay with vulnerability. And it means writing more about the issues and ideas that I care about and sharing my thoughts on WritingThroughLife. This article is the start of […]