Nairobi, Kenya has been featured heavily in the news the last few days. The tragedy of the Westgate Mall terrorist attack that left more than 65 dead and dozens held hostage during a three-day siege left the world reeling. “Kenya will never be the same again,” Karen Allen told BBC News. Those responsible for the […]
Don’t call Rocky Turner wonderful. Don’t say how amazing the non-profit work she does is, or the great things she has accomplished, or how sweet and selfless she must be to have dedicated her life to a group of 35 girl orphans in Kenya.
Yesterday I was handed the best letter I have ever received. I was at St. Monica’s Home for Girls for the first time. Earlier in the day I had met Sarah, a 17-year-old junior in high school who has been living at St. Monica’s since fourth grade. Extremely intelligent, with a vocabulary and life philosophy […]
In 2001, Tracy Alva Lawder lost her mother. Two months later, 35-year-old Tracy felt tingling and numbness in her arms and legs on her entire left side. Family and friends assured her that she was probably experiencing depression or anxiety brought on by the loss of her mother. It wasnâ€™t until she went for an […]
I, and all the other writers here, typically write about children. We are “Mothers Fighting for Others,” and that usually means that, as mothers, we are fighting for children all over the world. Today, however, I’d like to be a mother fighting for other mothers – for other women. On Friday, September 25, I spent […]