Welcoming Refugees…

I have been blessed with a sabbatical from teaching at Malone University this semester to work in refugee resettlement with World Relief in Akron, Ohio. I have always had a heart for international people and have worked abroad as an international social worker, but my passion for working with those ...
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The Call to Reconciliation

The recent deaths of African-American persons during interactions with police officers has awakened the nation to the persistent racial imbalance in our country. The sheer disregard of life causes me deep anguish and, quite frankly, leaves me with mixed feelings about our country’s moral compass. Cl...
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Just Be

I was going through some of my old journals deciding just what to write, and I kept coming back to the same message: "Just Be" Having a curious nature, I decided to look up the word “be” in an online dictionary: Be - \ˈbē\ To exist; to have real existence. To occupy a place. To connect a noun ...
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