The Real Bogeyman

When I was a little girl, I knew my house was going to burn down. I didn’t just fear it. I knew it. I didn’t know when. I didn’t know how. But I just…knew. And in my young mind, the only thing I could do to prevent it was to think about...
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“I Just Want Someone to Love Me”

I’ve worked at Lutheran Family Services for well over three years now, and I can pinpoint my toughest day at work. It was the day I was interviewing foster children for a fundraising video. At the time, I didn’t realize how hard it was going...
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Grades, and Then Some…

It took me a really long time to get organized. Not this morning or this week—I mean since high school. I was one of those irritating kids who pretty much winged it through my early grades. I never had to study. Maybe running through spelling...
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