Today your insurance provider can choose not to provide coverage based on their beliefs, not yours. America’s war against women is not just a myth, it’s here and if we do nothing it will stay.
We've all had a friend, foe, lover, family member, situation or even health scare that shook us but didn't break us. This piece is about mine.
I admire the writers who publish their own works and make sure they reach the public instead of waiting for a publisher to say "yes" to them. In the past months, I was sent two books published independently by their respective Haitian authors: Exile to Brooklyn by Don Clitandre and Body Snatchers by Rozè.
Life happens. Throughout it we stand alone. Not isolated; after all those of us who are lucky have love ones to share in our joy and a support system to shoulder the burdens and comfort us through the tears. However in our most private moments, when everything is still, we need something to keep us anchored; something to stop the emotions from running getting lost in our mental maze and escaping to engulf us from the inside out. And that my friends, is where and why the spiritual journey begins.