Humility is Power

Humility is Power

“You know, we have a saying on earth. We say: “I’m only human.” We say it because we’re vulnerable, we say it because we know we’re afraid, but it doesn’t mean we’re weak,” said by Hal Jordan in the movie Green Lantern (2011)....
Quitting Grad School

Quitting Grad School

I occasionally joke that I don’t know much, “I’m just a college drop-out”.  At which point my husband or my parents roll their eyes, and explain to the listener that, “Yes, she quit her Ph.D. program at Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics AFTER getting...
A Beautiful Confirmation

A Beautiful Confirmation

One the most beautiful things about being an adoptive parent is that God occasionally gives me these moments of confirmation where I know that I am supposed to be their mother.  These feelings that touch from one end of eternity to another, where I can feel the hand...
Becoming our Best

Becoming our Best

Yes, it is that wonderful time of year again.  When I get to summarize 9 months of stress, sweat, and sometimes tears into a few summary paragraphs of self-promotion somehow mixed with honesty.  The wonderful product called a self-assessment. Personally, I struggle...
Our Unfinished Wars

Our Unfinished Wars

Before I start, I want to clearly state that I write this as a private citizen and a student of history.  In writing this, I did all my research on the internet and I do not represent any organization or company.  I challenge you and obligate you to do your own...
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