Tag: character

Gratitude through adversity

Today’s guest contributor is one of my English Composition I students, Ryan Clack. He’s graciously given me permission to share his first essay of the fall semester with all of you. I was inspired and touched by his essay; I’m sure you will be,… Continue Reading “Gratitude through adversity”

Back to reality

There are times when I beat myself up as a mom. Then there are little moments of reward. Moments when my daughter lauds my motherhood skills, my spirit soars, and I believe I’ve finally got this. That’s just before my paper airplane wings bend,… Continue Reading “Back to reality”

Day 16: Dear Mom

*Thanks to my friend Latresha Woodruff for serving as the guest writer for Day 16 of the Dear Gratitude project. This is a  letter Latresha wrote to her mom on Valentine’s Day.* Mom, I thought this Valentine’s Day I wouldn’t use a card to… Continue Reading “Day 16: Dear Mom”

Big inspiration

  *Thanks to my friend Debra Dickey-Liang for sharing as today’s guest contributor!* I’ve been a long-time fan of elephants! It’s taken me a while to figure out exactly why. I only knew that they were regal, majestic animals, dignified in their bearing, who… Continue Reading “Big inspiration”

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