Monthly Archives: April 2014

You is beautiful …

In the 2011 movie The Help Aibileen Clark kept repeating to her young charge: “You is beautiful, you is smart, and you is important.” Today these nine words are for you too if you’ve been sexually abused, molested, raped, violated … Continue reading

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The Two Most Powerful Words in the Dictionary

DON’T QUIT. Seven years, nine months, 21 days. That’s how long it took me to start and finish my doctoral degree. Sometimes 1,100 miles a week to and from work, classes and home. A dissertation committee with different opinions about … Continue reading

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