Photo by Pawel Janiak on Unsplash From Christopher Columbus’ famous landing to the ongoing Antifa riots, American history is written in violence and blood. I never acknowledged this reality until the recent social unrest. Before that, I had enshrined America as my benevolent childhood hero incapable of injustice and violence. Growing up in rural Kenya, I romanticized … Continue reading Five Lessons For America From Kenya’s 2007 Graphic Post-Election Violence
Month: October 2020
I’m Helping my Children Celebrate Their Covid-19 Anxieties Away
Photo by Mi-Pham on Unsplash News of a second lockdown and tighter restrictions increased my children’s Covid-19 induced anxiety, requiring parenting creativity in how we eased them into isolation. With trembling lips, our 5-year-old put down his dinner spoon, stared teary eyed at his dad and said: “I don’t understand why there is no more school. There was … Continue reading I’m Helping my Children Celebrate Their Covid-19 Anxieties Away
President Donald Trump Might Have Won The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
Were his personal life a reflection of peace Photo by John Cameron on Unsplash President Trump received three nominations for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, which was awarded to the United Nations’ World Food Programme today. Trump was nominated by the Norwegian politician Christian Tybring-Gjedde for his peace efforts between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The two states … Continue reading President Donald Trump Might Have Won The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
What Is The Coronavirus ‘Liminal Phase’?
And Three Tips to Help you Reinvent and Survive Photo by Brian McGowan on Unsplash Covid-19 destabilized existing socio-economic structures and disrupted our existence. With the systems that supported many lifestyles decimated, your life goals may have changed, moved, or disappeared altogether. Being unable to plan your future with certainty may leave you restless, feeling as if you’ve … Continue reading What Is The Coronavirus ‘Liminal Phase’?