Meditation on the Power of “Names”

Growing up there were times when I HATED my name.  Some kids, whose hurts led them down the path of bullying, would ridicule me by making fun of it.  They twisted Lang Charters into "Fang Farters", for instance.  As an adult, someone very close to me would name certain things I did, like licking a … Continue reading Meditation on the Power of “Names”

A Plea to See the Unseen and Rise Together Against Bullying

Bullying sucks!  Going into middle school my parents got divorced, which meant during those pivotal years the Army took my dad away to California while I lived here.  For much of that time I was regularly bullied.  While it definitely wasn't extreme, it was extremely hurtful because more than anything it left me feeling alone, … Continue reading A Plea to See the Unseen and Rise Together Against Bullying