Today is Equal Pay Day, which marks the day that women would need to work to (in addition to the full prior year) in order to earn the equivalent of their male counterparts' income in the prior year. It's both a well-documented reality, and a source of personal frustration to me and many women. And … Continue reading Overlapping Worlds – Equal Pay Day Ruminations
This article is spot. on. An excerpt: "[W]hite evangelicals voted for Mr. Trump by a larger margin than they had voted for any presidential candidate. They cheered the outcome, reassuring uneasy fellow worshipers with talk of abortion and religious liberty, about how politics is the art of compromise rather than the ideal. Christians of color, … Continue reading Overlapping Worlds – Race and Religion
Today, in the midst of dreading a Sunday evening full of poring over documents for work (after a Saturday spent in similar fashion, and a week ahead that looks much the same), while I wallowed in self-pity for the lack of sleep, the stress and the stomachache that I was feeling, I've been pulled back … Continue reading Shine.
If you've read any of the posts yet in this series, you know that my husband is an immigrant. So, today I'd like to spend a few moments simply publicly appreciating him and the countless immigrants that make this country such an amazing place to live. I almost didn't write this post, because it felt … Continue reading Overlapping Worlds – An Ode to Immigrants
Today my husband finished his master's thesis, the final assignment for the completion of his master's degree - a degree he has attained in his third language (English), for which he has worked tirelessly and without complaint. On Monday he started a full-time position with a renowned firm in his field, one that he's interned … Continue reading Overlapping Worlds – Haiti: A Country of Beauty, Love and Grace
A thought-provoking read... while it touches on all things fiery (religion and politics!), I think it's an important read for anyone, no matter where they may fall on the political or religious spectrum, as we've all been affected (in some folks' eyes, in a positive way; in others' eyes, in a negative way) by the … Continue reading Overlapping Worlds – Politics and Religion
This category - Overlapping Worlds - is, admittedly, not a typical topic for a lifestyle blog. And yet, I felt particularly compelled to include it for a couple of reasons. First, it is quite simply an integral part of my day to day life (as is the case for many other folks as well, for … Continue reading Overlapping Worlds – An Introduction