Mother Theresa of Calcutta once said: “People feel that they need to go across the ocean to a 3rd world country in order to care for the impoverished. The poor in Calcutta have very little, but they at least share what little they have. They are poor in things but rich in love.” She stated […]
When I was 8 years old, I came to the conclusion that getting married was the ultimate way to ensure I would feel loved and I would never be alone. The example of my parents’ marriage led me to believe that the wedding, the family structure and the togetherness they shared was as natural as […]
Once upon a time, an early bird and a night owl fell in love and married. The early bird loved his early morning time watching the sun arrive over the horizon and getting started with his daily task list, and the night owl enjoyed the late evenings after the sun went down, sipping her hot […]
Sharing a meal together with your family is not only a great way to bond with the ones you love, but it is also a way to get to know them better through taking time to communicate. We have made it a priority in our family to eat all together as much as possible, and […]
As the family goes, so goes the world around us. The world passes by way of the family. All of us had a start in some form of a family, whether it was small or large; biological or adoptive; ethnic or diverse; rich, middle income or poor. However, how we were raised played and still […]
My father believed there was one best way to do things and he taught me what that best way was–everything from which direction and how many twists are appropriate when using a twist-tie, to the most efficient way to load the dishwasher, the appropriate way to fold shirts and underwear, and that you should sweep […]
He came into my home in the middle of the night. He was irate, yelling as he was destroying the house looking for the alcohol that he thought I hid from him. That night, I couldn’t save myself. I was kicked around, beaten and then slammed up against my bedroom wall, he dangled me in […]
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