Back in 2013…I developed a project called “Run2Lead.” The program’s goal was to partner congressional members, each with ten kids in their district…and as a group they would train for a 5k together. Along the way they would learn about leadership… The curriculum I wrote for the program was chock full of activities around the […]Read More Remember This?
Dear American Friends, We’ve got a lot going on right now in our nation. Heck…it’s not just here. It’s everywhere. The world can be a scary place. It’s just part of living in it. I’ve been scared a lot. I’ve learned a lot in my life and as I look at my own […]Read More Being Afraid…
I have not yet met Charles Malone in person, but I do believe this man and I…this human and I…the two of us are indeed kindred spirits. Charles sent this along…his words. They moved me. i thought they might move you too. “I think it is no accident that the most successful movements since […]Read More The Anvil of Love
Today I wear the Red Boot as a way of letting you, all those I meet, and those I do not know yet… That you matter to me; I am a safe person; I will do my best to remain open even if we disagree; that I will strive to seek first to understand; that […]Read More I Wear the Red Boot
Thought you guys night like to see this. I am so grateful for those of you on this journey with me. http://www.twcnews.com/nc/charlotte/in-depth-interview/2016/07/20/in-depth-molly-barker.htmlRead More Start With Love
My son is home and we just had a truly enlightening conversation. I wish it had been sparkly and positive…and certain elements of it were. I also wish I could capture the whole thing in one post. But he talked for nearly 45 minutes straight. I listened. He is almost 21 years old. I asked […]Read More Call of Duty
If you live in Charlotte, (or elsewhere…we will be live streaming from the The Red Boot Coalition Facebook page) please mark your calendars for Thursday July 21st from 6 to 7:30 pm EDT, at the Morrison Regional Library Auditorium in Charlotte, NC. (Near the Morrocroft Harris Teeter.) The Red Boot Coalition is hosting a panel […]Read More Live Streamimg