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I Choose To Build

I can choose to do nothing, to embrace the status quo, and not examine my own thinking, my own, old ways of doing things. Or, I can be the wrecking ball, the sour voice of discontent when new ideas and new ways come my way. 803 more words


Practice What I Preach

Last week my son and I were asked to do a presentation in four sixth grade classrooms on what it means to be an abolitionist and what exactly is Restorative Justice? 770 more words


Reading Communities and Re-Entry

Roberta Stewart. This piece was originally read as a paper at the 2017 annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Toronto.

We have been reading Homer in small groups (strictly combat veteran, co-ed) as a way to explore modern veteran experience and return from war. 960 more words


Joy Stealing

I have talked about the women’s christian retreat that I recently went to and it was alllll about choosing JOY. I love joy. I mean, I hope I do? 191 more words



Hey Family,

So let me hit you quick and dirty today. Have you listened to DAMN yet?

If you’re asking yourself what is DAMN, then Damn homie you need to get your life and get on whatever music sharing site you listen to and download Kendrick Lamar’s follow up to “To Pimp a Butterfly.” 225 more words


Friends Morning Coffee ~ Tuesday, April 25

Join Friends of SW Charter for our monthly coffee this Tuesday, April 25 immediately following morning drop off.

Stop by the Great Room for a cup of coffee or tea and a treat to start the day off right!

Hope to see you there!


Are you cultivating a community on Instagram?

BlackGirlsWhoBlog turned three last Saturday. In the world of social media, where the life span of a tweet is about 18 minutes, Morgan Pitts, the heart and soul of the hashtag and Instagram account, did the unimaginable with one tweet.  484 more words