When I began blogging two years ago, I did not expect the amazing community of writers I would get to know. There are many wise and gifted storytellers out there. Once in a while, I stumble upon someone who can infuse their stories with such passion and vividness I feel as though I am experiencing life with them. Mary Ann Perez is one such writer.
As she has shared parts of her story on her blog I have been privileged to see life through circumstances very different than my own. I have seen through Mary’s eyes and I have both laughed and cried. Her story has given me much to ponder about my own life, and of how insulated I am. Her words have given me a compassion and empathy I didn’t have before, particularly for children growing up in unstable environments.
When I learned that her book is due…
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