Sit with It

Although this was written months ago, I have yet to publish its entirety online. This poem is incredibly special to me. It tells of the pain that comes along with transformation and the hope that you might feel in the midst of it all. For the live version of this poem, please visit my Youtube Channel …

Struggle vs. Victory (Slice of Life: Day 25)

A reverso is a poem with two halves. In a reverso, the second half reverses the lines from the first half, with changes only in punctuation and capitalization — and it has to say something completely different from the first half. -www.readbrightly.com/reverso-poetry-writing-verse-reverse/ What a mountain of emotions! Feeling overwhelmed from the aches and pains. Is the …

Lost in Virtual Worlds (Slice of Life: Day 12)

I recently took a masters course on using video games and virtual worlds for educational purpose. The course is still concluding, as we are working to complete our final papers and projects. The course included a week-long seated session where we explored technology that was new and completely unfamiliar to me. Having grown up with …

Growing Pains (Slice of Life: Day 1)

In my class, we talk about the difference between being in our comfort zone and our brave zone. Although we feel safe and warm in our comfort zone, we recognize that it's not where we grow. However, stepping into our brave zone challenges our minds and physically creates brain growth by making new pathways. As …