A Leap of Faith

We are doing things a little differently this year. Instead of our Annual gift guide we typically include in the December issue, we decided to focus on Faith, Food, and Family while covering a local chef who appeared on the Food Network this fall for a baking contest.  Jonathon Elias is more than deserving to be on our cover page this month. He is a talented baker who has reached great heights in his career.

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A Mark in Fashion

The day before our photo shoot for Ink Detroit, I read a local column in a local paper posing the question: How many t-shirts does Detroit need? The premise was that Detroit t-shirts have outlived their purpose and stopped being clever or endearing. 

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Celebrating our culture and faith

My hit or miss understanding of the Sourath language really frustrates me. I used to know it so much better in my younger years when I spent more time around my grandmother Agatha and my mom’s family.  It was spoken all the time.  When I lived with my parents, I listened to conversations and my grasp of the language was pretty strong.  Today, it is very weak. 

 

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Learning never ends

While our kids head back to school for the 2017/2018 school year, I look for ways to continue learning all year long.  Life is about learning regardless of your age and stage in your career. I continue my education in public relations, communications and journalism in order to deliver the best service and product for my Denha Media clients and our Chaldean News readers.

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Affecting Others

We headed into our July issue with the intent of a cover spread on people with disabilities.  In the news business, content can change in minutes. What was intended to be a cover story or lead in a newscast can easily be pushed back because of a more timely story or breaking news.

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Time to Improve

After you lived in a home for a while, you really get an idea what you like and what you don’t. Halim Sheena posed a question for our Chaldean On the Street piece that asked if you could change one thing in your house what would it be and why?

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