How do I tell this story? From the beginning, I knew the path I had chosen went against everything my parents believed and taught. They always said, “Clara, we set before you life and death. Choose life.” I got into the university, took one look at skies that seemed to go on forever, and I […]


I woke up on Tuesday morning with news that the electric current at our house was low. It was depressing because we had just come out of a season of light out. I got into the day and tried to stay optimistic and productive. I watched several episodes of the chosen until my phone battery […]