Portraits of Immigrant Voices
Pause the Journal
Read Joe’s Foreword in Pause the Journal: How to Use Intentional Writing to Create Your Dreams
Immigrant Stories to Honor Hispanic Heritage Month
#HispanicHeritageMonth officially kicks off today, September 15, and runs through October 15. It begins on the Independence Days of five Latin American countries – Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua – and continues with a nod to the...
New Book Launch During National Immigrant Heritage Month
Artist Alfonso Pérez Acosta and I are excited to launch our new hardcover coffee table art book, Portraits of Immigrant Voices, featuring the stories and portraits of 22 immigrants who have come to Richmond, Virginia from around the world. In a recent proclamation,...
Preview to Pause the Journal
My friend Rachael O’Meara invited me to write the foreword to her new book, Pause the Journal: How to Use Intentional Writing to Create Your Dreams, which helps readers form new habits in taking daily breaks to read, write, and reflect. I share it with you here on my website, as a preview to the book and also because I’ve become a big believer in journaling and meditation. In combination, these practices have helped me to create a gratitude practice, which helps me improve my mood. feel clear headed, and experience better focus in my work and family life.