Peace of Thread: Amplifying the Voices of Refugee Women of Clarkston Pt. 3

Be sure to check out part 1 and part 2 of this series on Peace of Thread, where Denise Smith told us about how she got started and the struggles she faced in her work. In this final installment find out more about where Peace of Thread is now, where they’re headed and how you … Continue reading Peace of Thread: Amplifying the Voices of Refugee Women of Clarkston Pt. 3

The Practice of Thankfulness

“Tell me three things you are thankful for.” Jordan Watson sat across from me and a couple of other girls sprawled across her living room floor. We had been sitting there for hours, talking, but the conversation had become pretty dark. We all recently found ourselves in the same sort of uncomfortable place in life, … Continue reading The Practice of Thankfulness

How Free It Is

  I am not good at being alone. Lately I have been so scared of any time I spend in silence, any time I spend by myself, any time there are no distractions. I have been scared to be alone in the quiet because suddenly my mind is so loud. My mind has been toxic … Continue reading How Free It Is

Facing Anxiety

Anxiety. Anxiety. Anxiety. . I have given this word so much importance in my life. I have fed my anxiety so much that it has become a monster that follows me around. Anxieties walk hand in hand with all my insecurities. They  won't let me live the life I want, and I know I can … Continue reading Facing Anxiety