Articles & Blog Posts

Dad, I Miss You…

Today, like most days (especially on Father’s Day, the day of his passing and his birthday), I grieve the passing of my father. So on this Father’s Day, I decided to share a snapshot of who my dad was with those of you that didn’t have the pleasure of knowing him and...

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Joy

"What is joy?" This was a question recently posed to me, and I had no idea how to answer. I hadn't spent much time or energy thinking about the value or importance of joy. I spent the first half of my life striving to have a successful career and sustainable life for...

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Celebrating Mothers

Mother's Day is the day we stop everything to celebrate and honor mothers, motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence that all mothers have in our lives. I would like to take a moment to thank all mothers for your unyielding support, and for loving us with all your...

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I Am Sorry

I am sorry. I am sorry that you are hurting. I am sorry for the people who can't say they're sorry to you. I'm sorry that they aren't giving you what you need. I am sorry they can't see your value or worth. I will tell you that I am sorry until you are able to forgive...

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I am a tenured professor

A couple of months ago I received the most amazing news I had received in a while. I received a letter from Seton Hill University informing me that I received tenure. After reading the letter I spent the next 15 minutes thanking Jesus and yelling, "I am tenure… I am...

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Today will be a Good Day

Regardless of what is said to me, asked of me, requested from me today is going to be a good. There are no other options. I'm creating space and making room for my own peace, wellness, and happiness today.

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Good Enough

You are not smart enough! You are too big! You are too aggressive! The way you lead is ineffective! You are too intense! These are messages I have internalized and constantly battling against, and most days I am winning the battle. However, could you imagine a world...

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