The First Mother’s Day

Faith, Journal

Over the last couple of years I have had to learn how to hold both grief and gratitude – sometimes both equally at the same time, most times with one outweighing the other. I am slowly learning that these things are not mutually exclusive. This Mother’s Day and all of the rest to come I … Read More

Lunar New Year and New Normals

Faith, Journal

I spent January 25, 2020 with my dad celebrating Chinese New Year at the Atlanta Lunar New Year Festival eating dumplings, watching musical and dance performances, exploring Asian vendors and Atlanta Chinatown, and chatting with other Chinese people about their stories. 2020 is the year of the rat – which means it’s my year! Rats … Read More

In Loving Memory of My Beloved Mom, Carol Lansford

Faith

First and foremost, I would like to thank you all for coming today to honor my mom. It truly means so much to my family and I that you’ve taken time out of your day to remember her, celebrate her life, and support us during this time. I would also like to take this opportunity … Read More