Category Archives: Making a Difference

More Joy in the World

“My hope is that you will harness your education, your creativity and your valor, your voice, your vote — reflecting on all that you’ve witnessed and hungered for, all that you know to be true — and use it to … Continue reading

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A Change of Seasons

“When the seasons shift, even the subtle beginning, the scent of a promised change, I feel something stir inside me. Hopefulness? Gratitude? Openness? Whatever it is, it’s welcome.” – Kristin Armstrong Over the summer, my daughter’s manager asked me to … Continue reading

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Our Sisterhood Connections

“We don’t need to share the same opinions as others, but we need to be respectful.” – Taylor Swift I recently contributed a small piece to the book #Sisterhood Connection: A Year of Empowerment. It is ironic that my copy of … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy: Tina

“So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.” — Helen Keller Every fall, I go to Northern Illinois University’s Homecoming football game. From this, you might guess I … Continue reading

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