It’s Thanksgiving. What do I got to be thankful for? Another year of abuse from a man who’s no good? Should I be thankful that I lost another baby cause he knocked me about and that child going to see its father beat its mother like other kids do? Should I be thankful I’m still… Read More Thankful…For What?
Gord and his wife, Lauri were sitting on the sofa after having dinner when she suddenly got up and went over to the window. She stood staring out at the flickering lights below for several minutes before she turned and faced him. It was obvious that something was troubling her. She hadn’t eaten much of… Read More Lauri’s Worry
Today is the Day of the African Child. Since 1991, this day has been celebrated on June 16 to commemorate those killed during the Soweto Uprising in South Africa, and to recognize the courage of the students who marched for their right to an education. This year’s theme is ‘access to child-friendly justice’. ‘Access to… Read More International Day of the African Child
It was the worst day in my life–finding out that Ally wasn’t my biological daughter. The first time I held her in my arms, my heart belonged to her and I honestly believed that she was mine. For some reason, though, maybe it was her intuition, but my mother advised me to get a DNA… Read More Not Ally’s Dad
This week is the first week I’m working from home because of COVID-19. It’s been challenging because I liked going into the office and interacting with my co-workers. I miss the face to face contact, going for walks, lunch and coffee breaks. I miss goign for my morning jog or to the gym but I… Read More My Co-worker