On Kindness

Kind words can be short and easy to speak... but their echoes are truly endless. - Mother Teresa I'm a bit of a sucker for a song that tugs at the heart strings, no matter how corny it is. And when I'm already feeling a bit emotional, this kind of song is enough to set off a fountain of tears. So when 'Fernando' began playing while I was in the Continue Reading

The First Cut

I'm talking about circumcision. More precisely, infant male circumcision. Also known as Male Genital Mutilation (MGM). Confronting and controversial waters, I know. I’ve been hesitant to speak or write about this topic for a long time. Always mindful of not wanting to offend anyone. Always trying to curb my passion for injustice for fear of Continue Reading

A Post about Nothing

I have a feeling that this is one of those Seinfeld posts... a post about nothing. No deep insights, no clever meanings, no heavy introspection. I'm going to spare myself (and you?.. whoever you are) of that kind of thing. I like the details. I think details should be celebrated. Today had some great details. Everyday ordinary Continue Reading