She Smiles: A Life in Review

She Smiles: A Life in Review

A woman stares through two large bay windows. Her grandchildren litter a magnificent lawn with their infectious energy and youthful spirit. She smiles. The timeline moves backward, taking her to when she was a child. She sits at a table daydreaming, her hair knotted from hours of outdoor play. She dances and sings. She cares [...]

The Danger of Words

The Danger of Words

We have all been on the receiving end of texts, emails, calls, or fights where things were said to or about us, that no matter how the situation resolved, left an open wound of distrust. And we ourselves have delivered those blows to people, unjust, and without thinking, slaying them callously with our serpent tongues. For many of us, our tongues are the master and us its servant, slaves to what it speaks in our name, unable to stop it from wagging.