Month: March 2021

Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking happens in our own back yard, and there are very few targeted resources available to the young people who are exploited. We are joined by Gillian Wood, the founding director of Resilience Rising which combats the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the United States by providing residential and mentoring programs with opportunities for …

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Beauty Standards

For centuries women have adorned their skin with cosmetics to alter their appearance.  Is it personal preference or societal pressures that cause us to layer on the products? Are we compelled to conform to beauty standards or are we empowered to reject the pressures to look a certain way?

Alive at Stage 4

Tammy Payne is now 6 years out from her initial diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer. Through her blog, she is open and honest about her struggles and triumphs. From unexpected physical tolls, to the emotional and financial costs, to friendship and working through treatment.