37.5% is too high!

A recent survey of thirty-three colleges and universities collected data on sexual assault, asking men, women and TGQN students. Sexual assault was defined as physical force (includes attempted penetration), inability to consent or stop what was happening because the student was passed out, asleep, or incapacitated due to drugs or alcohol, coercion and no voluntary agreement. The data at…

Truth and Love

9/06/2019 9:38am Truth is always for the sake of love. Jeffrey Epstein. Wanting to write about this man for ten years, it has been hard to hold back. Yet, when I mentioned him at social or church gatherings, no one recognized his name or his deeds. Speaking about the young girls that he raped, that…

Another Great Rejection!

WE ARE GETTING CLOSER!!! Dear Dr. Burns, Thank you so much for reaching out to Baylor Press; we are honored to be considered for this important and much-needed volume. Your story and those of the remarkable people you have worked with and cared deserve to be told, and the telling will do much good in…

Accepting Reality

8/5/2019 8:44am Blogging has been slow. When my life declines, I stop writing. Also, I’ve been editing. Remember My Record is True? The name of my book has changed to Do You Feel Safe Today? courtesy of my new editor. Deep diving into editing changes you—you go far left brain instead of right and your creativity drops off.…

STICK TOGETHER! STICK TO JESUS!

This past Saturday, Belinda Chavis and Dr. Julia Burns facilitated a workshop with the children and youth of Branch Street Methodist Church in Lumberton, NC. The children were courageous and adventurous during our discussion. Bullying was a problem for several. Grief and loss came up also. Someone took my lunch box and lied about it.…