How Can I Cope with My Parent’s Divorce?

Name Withheld Throughout my life, I have repeatedly told myself that I am strong. I can get through anything. The cage around my heart is solid metal, and it would take a lot to wound my soul. This was all before I realized that the greatest heartaches happen when the people you’ve already let inside your caged heart wound you emotionally. In a way, this is what happened when my parents started the process of getting divorced. Their marriage had never been whole. Being in a home with raise...
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Is Kindness For Everyone A Possibility?

Some people think those who are kind to a fault are weak, too mousey to ever do anything bold, fight back, or are fraidy cats...the list of labels is long. But when kindness is a choice--and it always is--there is nothing weak about it. It is a sign of strength, of maturity, a decision to embody the golden rule. The irony in choosing to be kind is that it can bring about world peace, that inside-joke of an answer to every beauty pageant question, and what world leaders, the media and pretty much...
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What Is True Happiness?

By Kaimahi T. My childhood and teenage years had mainly been focused on football. I absolutely love the excitement and energy of making a big play or sacking the quarterback! My brothers and I would play whenever we had a chance. I played little league football starting at age eight and joined the high school team as a freshman. As a sophomore in high school, I had the opportunity to play in a semi-final game for the state championship. I started my junior year now hoping to get scholarships ...
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