• Oct
  • 31
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Reflection…

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As I sit back and think of my almost ten years working in this field, I can’t but stop and think of how much I have learned, and therefore my ability to now contribute to the education of others. I […]

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  • Aug
  • 31
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The Narrow Mind of Some

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This week a very unfortunate situation occurred. One that in 2017 is such our reality, but still infuriating. While I won’t get into specifics as not to identify anyone (although I do feel tempted), I am sharing this situation due […]

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  • Jun
  • 28
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When is enough, enough?

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I know a lot of attention has been paid to the Oregon State baseball player Luke Heimlich lately, and many people have commented on it. However, I could not remain quiet on this issue any longer, as it tragically affects […]

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  • Nov
  • 28
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Giving Tuesday

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Back at the end of October I shared about a dream of mine come true – the development of REAL Life. REAL Life, a 501(c)(3), was created to help the men and women coming out of incarceration in Richmond, Virginia […]

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  • Oct
  • 13
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A Dream…

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When someone is released from jail or prison, society is not waiting for the person with open arms. Unfortunately, it’s the exact opposite… it seems as if every obstacle is set up to see someone fail. Issues as small as […]

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  • Sep
  • 11
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Pride goes before Destruction

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This blog is a reflection of what has been on my heart and mind for a few weeks, maybe months, now. It has been in my spirit to write about it as I have seen an awful lot of relapse […]

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