“When God Say’s ‘No'” by Guest Writer: Nora Tatina

The evening was magical! The lights, the sounds and the smells all pointed to the fact that the season of Christmas had finally begun. My heart was anticipating another fun-filled, magical night where Christmas carolling and storytelling filled the atmosphere inviting the soul on a journey to the manger. People would travel from all over […]

“The Hands That Didn’t Pick You Are Much Smaller Than The Ones That Did”

When I was in elementary school, I was the typical nerdy girl — glasses, bookworm and ignorant of the ‘in’ things to do, say or wear. Yes, I was that girl. Lacking athletic ability didn’t help matters either. It generally meant being passed over when it came time to forming teams on the playground. How […]