Book Review: All Day: A Year of Love & Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island by Liza Jessie Peterson

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Poets and educators are among the most underrated professionals of my time. I’ve seen firsthand what a poet educator can do for a group of teenagers eager to expand their conscious and their place as

Three Thoughts to Remember When You’re a Writer on the Go

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Insert chill ambiance set to a playlist of lyric-less hip hop songs, nearby an arsenal of books and a revolving wish list of required reading. In two hours, I will begin to ready myself for a one hour commute to my full-time job. I will listen to podcasts the entire drive there. I will park my car and jot down, in my bullet journal, all ideas that are still lingering around able to be captured on paper.

Book Review: Play With Fire

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Bianca Juárez Olthoff is the Chief Storyteller at The A21 Campaign, a global anti-human trafficking organization. She is author of Play with Fire: Discovering Fierce Faith, Unquenchable Passion, and a Life-Giving God.  Comparing her deliverance

Re-Centering My Spirit: A FB Hiatus & What I’m Learning About Being Fully Present

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It’s hard for me to completely unplug from Facebook. I’m a compulsive Facebook checker/scroller/commenter/cheerleader/opinionater. It’s not something I’m especially proud of. After we married, my husband purchased a book for me which gave me a

Article Shares: All About Words

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Today, I just want to share a few articles which have inspired me this month. Grab your latte, let’s chat. I’ve got sugar. Thanks to Christina Hubbard of Creative and Free for tweeting an article

Walk With Me Wednesday – Writing In Spite Of

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It’s Walk With Me Wednesday at Cisneros Cafe.  Each Wednesday we’ll embark on a new journey. Let’s take a stroll. Last week, we began a walk together where I touched on the writing journey.  I’ll