a writer, a blogger, a wife, a mother, a sibling, and generally an excellent villager for those in my space. I am the author of Sister In The Shadow.
In the shadow, you learn to support, to encourage, to care for others, to silence your voice, and to postpone your own dreams, visions, and goals. Ofttimes Kim had difficulty recognizing herself because her identity had become that of the person in whose shadow she resided. Kim is no longer in the shadows. She is a blogger, storyteller, and excellent villager whose poignant, authentic, and often witty voice resonates with folks of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and identities. At the request of readers, she compiled blog posts from her website with the same name. Her passion and purpose is to encourage, empower, and enlighten others by sharing her life journey.
I met the Dungy’s when my family moved to Florida (the first time) in 1997. Lauren and Tony became friends and role models who I admired and respected. Lauren and Tony consistently demonstrated passion for teaching and encouraging young people. They also encouraged people who sought support for the young people in their communities. Those […]
Last week I wrote about moments that have given me the shock I needed in order to reset my center and my focus. The week I intentionally made decisions to further that goal of resetting. Flipping the switch to reset seemed simple and instantaneous. However, I didn’t immediately feel that the goal had been accomplished or […]
Have you ever felt that you wee living in the eye of a storm? This week, I laughed with a couple of friends as we discussed how the timing of some circumstances in my life created a perfect storm. Why did that make me laugh out loud? I don’t know, but often I think I […]
I learned of the Microsoft DigiGirlz Camp several years ago. It didn’t occur to me at that time that I would ever be a part of the camp experience. It was no secret that I was outside of the target age range to be a camp attendee and my daughter outgrew her eligibility for registration […]