The Truth About Lies

The Truth About Lies

When I was nine-years-old, I was sent home from school because I had head lice. These little black bugs made a grand, unwelcome entrance into my Mexi-Rican, medium-sized afro. I still remember my teacher’s dreadful stare. I had no idea where I’d gotten these critters....
Diary of a Middle School SGL: The Meeting

Diary of a Middle School SGL: The Meeting

There’s this little dance that always happens right after you tell a leader at a church you are sorta kinda maybe interested in serving in their environment. They try not to act too excited. They’re try to act like they’re only slightly interested. “Yeah,...
Even After All This Time

Even After All This Time

Eleven years ago, I had the opportunity to lead a small group of fourth grade girls. I had them for a total of two years. For the whole of those two years, I was the one that they saw every Sunday. I was the one that showed up at their elementary spring music...

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