Category Archives: Exploratory Dialogues

The Karate Mind

It is 2017, and I have two teenagers in the house. That’s right. An almost 15-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy. My 10-year-old spends much of her time wishing she was in her teens. I. Do not. Needless to say…this is the best of times. This is the worst of times. One day, my beautiful […]

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Dear Christian…again

On the subject of hate and fear… I was watching Big Bang Theory the other day. Sheldon said something that bothered me. Quick recap: Sheldon’s mother is a Fundamental Southern Baptist from Texas. Leonard’s mother is a professional psychologist and atheist. The women meet and, let’s just say it didn’t go well. Fast forward to […]

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Racism

Recently, I’ve become painfully aware of one topic that has been creeping up more and more today. Ever since Trump took office, the subject of racism seems to be everywhere. I think often of what Morgan Freedman said. “[To end racism,] stop talking about it.” I respect Mr. Freedman, but I don’t think I agree […]

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Identity

Have you seen the new Disney movie, Moana? I loved it. It runs on replay over and over in my head. “Who am I? I’m a girl who loves my island. I’m a girl who loves the sea. It calls me. I am Moana.” Identity. That was what the movie was about. More than ever […]

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B2BCyCon Memoir Hop

Read Responsibly The topics covered in Broken are difficult for some people. I portray a number of sensitive subject matters including animal abuse, torture, graphic rape scenes, violence, strong language, and drug references. I do not sugar coat any of this. Rape, torture, and abuse are true horrors people live through. No dramatization was needed […]

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B2BCyCon Fantasy Hop

Welcome to Under Earth There still is magic in this world and I have found it. Below the roots of Yggdrasil, beyond the depths of Under Earth it is there…if only you dare to see. Characters and worlds: that is what breathes life into fantasy. And there is none better at this than Bergen. Dearest […]

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