On Rebuilding

How do you rebuild? When nothing particularly terrible has happened to you. No fire has ravaged your home. No disease…

The Way You Carry It

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it” — Lou Holtz How do you…

I Am My Own Shame Nun

The Bible Belt taught me a lot about shame. It also taught me a lot about the importance of hard…

Why I Marched

I marched on Saturday. Some of you are already rolling your eyes and some of you are cheering, but I…

On Making Unpopular Decisions

I dated some nice men in college. Arguably, the nicest. People congratulated me on these relationships. They cheered for me.…