So my boss told me that he wasn't going to hold a teaching position for me in the fall. That means I am unemployed again. The obvious issue is the fact that I am 1000 miles away from close family and friends and I just renewed my lease. Scary, right? But I'm not scared. I … Continue reading Unemployed Again
A lot on my mind and ramblings about possibilities
Beware: This is a blog post of ramblings..... It has no order or purpose or special meaning. I've been M.I.A. Sometimes I disappear when I have a lot on my mind. Other times, I just let my thoughts flow through my finger tips and into the blogosphere. I think part of my disappearance is due … Continue reading A lot on my mind and ramblings about possibilities
"If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think." -Oprah
"We have troubles all around us, but we are not defeated. We do not know what to do, but we do not give up the hope of living. We are persecuted, but God doesn't leave us. We hurt sometimes, but we are not destroyed... So we do not give up. Our physical body is becoming … Continue reading Inspirational Quote
Where is God when it Hurts?
I really need to finish Phillip Yancy's book, Where's God when it Hurts?, because I need to understand why some people have to suffer through painful ordeals. According to Yancy, we need pain to survive. What? So are you telling me that people need to lose loved ones through gang violence, women need to experience … Continue reading Where is God when it Hurts?
Bring Back My Friend
Disclaimer: This is a fictional account of the Crisis in Nigeria regarding the kidnapped schoolgirls. The names, characters and incidents are inspired by the actual events but are a product of my imagination. Any resemblance to actual events is coincidental. “Maira! Stop!” My suitemate yelled as she slapped my hand away from her face. Lidiah … Continue reading Bring Back My Friend