What does the future hold?

How many times have I walked on the path of this park? The grass has gone from green to yellow and from yellow to green so many times that sometimes I see green grass and dandelions in December. Did I see kites on the sky last spring or have I seen them every year? I’ve […]

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You delve in your heart,

you search for answers without finding clarity. A change in your reality demands that you accept death within yourself, death within the story of your life. Change, even good change, comes with loss, grief, and a flood of tears. You change. You lose part of your identity. Everything that you lost becomes a memory. There’s […]

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Why you should do it anyway

When I left my hometown of 8 years to my new home state, I was full hopes and new dreams. Fear also tagged along because it was a major change. The move was full of mystery ahead. I was anxious because of the unknowns. But looking back, I can tell you that acting despite feeling […]

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5 Tips for Dealing with Change

Dealing with change and uncertainty of change can sometimes be worrisome, overwhelming and stressing. I say this from experience. You wish for change, you plan for it, and when you least expect it the changes start taking place. The change that is happening in my life right now leaves me with a sense of trust […]

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An Unexpected, Meaningful, and Unforgettable Ending

When I found out that one of my students was no longer on my attendance roster, I couldn’t believe it. I couldn’t believe it because school is over next week. This student taught me something about endings: endings can become unexpected at any moment. I was not prepared to see him go because I thought […]

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What does it mean to change the world?

Learning came easy to me, so I thought it would be easy for me teach others. I knew I had the patience to be a teacher and inspired by my elementary school teacher, I became one. Little did I know that just as I could change the world for better, I can also change the […]

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