This Is Where He Wants Me

Head bent low against the biting wind and rain, I turn onto Normal Avenue making my daily trek from the Sox and 35th Red Line stop to Urban Christian Academy- the after-school program I have worked at for the last two years.  The smell of wood burning stoves and Chinese food radiates a feeling of … Continue reading This Is Where He Wants Me

Dear Little Girl

Dear little six-year-old girl, I can see you. With your long, brown hair pulled into two braids and tied with red ribbons, beloved overalls, and t-shirt; you seek adventures and believe you can fly. As you run through the grassy fields bare- foot and free, with your imagination carrying you along, I know that thoughts … Continue reading Dear Little Girl