Own It.

Own It.

   "It's not always pretty." People all around the world think critically about their lives. The events that take place, the things we do, the way we interact with others. We compare, cry and question everything. We force ourselves to believe that we've got it so hard. We stress and worry. We become anxious and behave irrationally. What we have is just [...]

Children Around the World…

Children Around the World…

...are reading Peers, Cheers, and Volunteers. (Photo taken by DMC. South Africa, 2015).  Flashback to January 2012, when I met a school librarian on a volunteer event in New York City. I innocently expressed how much I simply admired the books he had on display in his library, which then led to me inform him that [...]

My Mirror, My Reflection.

I've looked in a lot of mirrors. Anything that would show a reflection, I'd sneak a peek. I wasn't looking for the me I know, I was looking for the person other people saw. I've learned over time that when you look for that person, you play into other people's definition of you. Now, when [...]