She Didn’t Want Me Anymore

I sat in the guidance counselor’s office with tears pouring down my cheeks, snot running out my nostrils, and a broken heart.  He eyed me wearily, like he hated middle school girls who cried.  I am convinced that he was the Grinch, even looked like the Grinch minus the green skin pigmentation.  “So, your friendContinue reading “She Didn’t Want Me Anymore”

True Confessions Friday:: He called me Squeaker.

Anyone who’s ever talked to me or listened to one of my audio interviews over at The Christian Manifesto knows that I have a unique voice. While my mom thinks my voice is quite lovely and those who know me appreciate its quirkiness, it hasn’t always been a gift.  In fact, there was a timeContinue reading “True Confessions Friday:: He called me Squeaker.”

Paper Clips & Prejudice

“Happiness makes me cry more than anything else.”–Holocaust Survivor speaking in Paper Clips By Amy Sondova Little known fact–I am really into documentaries, nature shows, and reading memoirs. I love to learn about the rich history of the planet, the intricacies of our world, and the stories of other humans. So I decided to rentContinue reading “Paper Clips & Prejudice”

Covert Christianity

Written in 2006 By Amy Sondova Today the Christian book man came into my mom’s store to replenish their inspirational literature stand. He and I have a little ritual that takes place each month. He looks at me oddly when I request some of my favorite authors like C.S. Lewis and Philip Yancey. They’ve doneContinue reading “Covert Christianity”

It’s OK to Be a Sex Offender…If You’re Pretty

If you’re a teacher who wants to have sex with an underaged student, it’s OK but only if you look like this… That is the face of Debra Lafave, the beautiful blond bombshell teacher infamous for having sex with one of her 14 year-old students in school and in her home (story here). Now she’sContinue reading “It’s OK to Be a Sex Offender…If You’re Pretty”