10 Good-to-Knows

There are some things in life that you don’t get a chance to learn until you learn them the hard way. There are also some things that I have thoughtfully been taught. Some people may not have not been taught some of these. I wanted to share 10 things that I consider general life lessons or … More 10 Good-to-Knows

Uprooting the Roots of Oppression: 5 Tips for Becoming An Ally

[inspired by HDF 110: Roots of Oppression with Cheryl Geisthardt]   In this course we discussed many topics including Racism, Contemporary Issues: Hate in America, Wealth, Race, and Health, Poverty/Environmental Injustice, Poverty and Distribution of Wealth, Education in the U.S., Gender Socialization, Sexual Orientation, Gender Oppression, Oppression and the LGBTQ Community, Religion, Disabilities, Denial/Resistance, and … More Uprooting the Roots of Oppression: 5 Tips for Becoming An Ally

Moments of Leadership

[inspired by course COM 461 L Communication in Leadership // prof. Elizabeth Carlson] Communication and leadership. How are they connected? When do you use them? How do you use them? These are just a few questions that were bounced around during the introductory days of this course. Now we are in the depths of the nitty … More Moments of Leadership

RADICALLY living the life God has destined for you

When I read a book, I like to take notes. Sometimes those notes are right on the pages themselves, sometimes those notes are on a scrap piece of paper/napkin or sometimes I even designate those notes their own rightful place in my journal. This time, I have typed my notes electronically so I could share … More RADICALLY living the life God has destined for you

Detroit, Rock City

Blessed are we that are a part of the Leadership Institute (LI) at Central Michigan University. There are endless connections and opportunities that stem from these two. One opportunity that I had was going and serving in Detroit for a weekend. The service leadership experience was beneficial for the community we served and also culturally … More Detroit, Rock City