Articles by Stefanie MacWilliams


Dear Family: I’m Not A Monster For What I Believe

So much of me wants to text my mom, and text my sister, and tell them that I am sorry, that it’s all my fault, that I don’t want to fight any more either. Instead, I will keep letting it rest. Maybe I’ll email her this article. I’m strong enough to let them be angry with me for a little while. 



We Need Followers, Not Just Leaders

Many will berate the general public as “sheep”, but how many of us will admit to our own sheep-like tendencies? I thought I was being a good leader – but instead, at least in my head, I was being a terrible follower.




Burning Down The American Dream

War may come, culture may crumble and reshape, and over that, I have no dominion. I can accept, with trepidation, that the end of the American Dream as it was may disappear for a while. My love affair with America may be a sweet summer dream, not a lifelong marriage. Timing is cruel that way.