Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Letter to My Sons: Trayvon Died for You

My dear three princes, I have prayed for you since I’ve known about you.  From the very moment I became aware of the gravity and blessing of motherhood, my prayers lengthened, my spirituality strengthened. Your Aunt Pam called to congratulate … Continue reading

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War of Words

I asked my emerging teenager why he had an attitude one morning– was there possibly something I had done to him in my sleep?– and his very deliberate reply was, “I don’t have an attitude, I’m just aggravated.” This quickly … Continue reading

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Talk is Cheap

I just had to have it. It was only $5 but the colorful words emblazoned across the front of this gray, H&M store tee-shirt were priceless to me. The words bore a message of diversity: “Pink, Yellow, Blue, Purple. All colours … Continue reading

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Genius

My middle son — if I do say so myself– is a genius.  Well, okay, I believe that all three of my young princes are geniuses. But Adam said something recently that reaffirmed my belief. He recounted a conversation about … Continue reading

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