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Upwrapping the Gift of Selflessness

Upwrapping the Gift of Selflessness

Our holiday decor will be sparse this year. In fact, I am not sure if there really will be anything more than a tree. This year, our holiday season will be very different: less stuff, more experiences.
Beacon of Faith

Beacon of Faith

This holiday season, along with my family’s theme of “paying it forward,” I am working on strengthening my faith. Faith that I can do all the gritty hard work that has to be done in order to fulfill my purpose and mission in this life. Gritty faith.
THE JOURNEY OF SACAGAWEA’S LIFE

THE JOURNEY OF SACAGAWEA’S LIFE

On paper, Sacagawea’s life was not her own. Not one thing that I found leads me to believe she was ever able to lead a life that she was able to fully control. She seemed to be...
THE COOLEST MEETING WE'VE EVER HAD.

THE COOLEST MEETING WE'VE EVER HAD.

Let me just say that, even though I have made empowering girls my life’s work, I am still amazed and always inspired at the potential of a girl who sets her mind to accomplish... 
THE JOURNEY OF ANNE SULLIVAN’S LIFE

THE JOURNEY OF ANNE SULLIVAN’S LIFE

When I look at Anne’s life as a whole, at first glance it appears to be a quiet life. A small life full of service to others. But when I break it up into this timeline I realize what strength... 
WHY ANNE SULLIVAN?

WHY ANNE SULLIVAN?

I chose Anne Sullivan as a Grace & Grit woman because her life was not easy. In fact, it was hard – but, despite that, she still put herself on a life path that would continue to be... 
INSIDE ANNE SULLIVAN’S GRACE & GRIT BOX

INSIDE ANNE SULLIVAN’S GRACE & GRIT BOX

Putting together Anne’s box contents was a process that can only be described as “hard easy.” We started with the accessory and very much wanted to highlight the moment... 
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