When the Season of Restoration Feels Long

I’m in my office, but sitting next to my kitchen countertop with the bottom of the two sinks showing me their underbelly. It’s shoved in here, while the guys are putting back the cabinets in our kitchen. One overnight, not-so-big water leak (there wasn’t even a big pool in the morning, for laminate’s sake) and […]

A Picture of Hope: My Wish for International Women's Day

Today, on International Women’s Day 2010, I would like to introduce you to a picture of tenacity, strength and Hope. I got to meet Audrey (pictured here) during a short stint when she lived in Canada. Now she stands as a courageous, beautiful woman in the fight for her life. Literally. I am sharing it […]

Half the Sky Live (the movie experience): Not on My Watch!

The words of Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York and human rights activist, still ring in my ears. She was one of the featured speakers during last night’s Half the Sky Live event that took place in theatres across North America. Ferguson told the story of going to Nepal, one of the world’s poorest countries, in […]

Pakistani women work for peace amid violence

Pakistani women work for peace amid violence – The Boston Globe http://ow.ly/YmrD

Moving Beyond Stereotypes

(Via Jody Wiley Fernando‘s fb page.) As I am pondering the controversy that is currently going on around the marketing campaign for Deadly Viper Character Assassin: A Kung Fu Survival Guide for Life and Leadership, I cannot help but think that this is a very important moment in this continent’s multicultural Story. It is clear […]