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Self respect


This grizzled cheek I stroke, pride taken
In the fact I have not shaved today,
For emery is coarse as salt grains, sand… 49 more words

Where the heck is that path????

Let me call her Joyce, my good friend who is also a mother of a young adult with autism. We were at a meeting where an expert had talked about employment possibilities and pathways for our children. 931 more words


Gender Equality: Age of new traditions?

Between the midst of understanding and promoting feminism, the actual concept of gender equality becomes lost in translation. This concept and idea is like many other political and social divisions; what are the exceptions? 534 more words


Envelope pushers

Daily prompt – When was the last time you took a risk (big or small), and pushed your own boundaries — socially, professionally, or otherwise? Were you satisfied with the outcome? 231 more words

Daily Prompt

Leadership, Empowerment, and Interdependence

For some years now, I’ve been learning through ongoing experimentation what collaborative leadership means. It’s not been easy, because our either/or lens on reality renders the space between coercive leadership and no leadership elusive, almost invisible. 1,235 more words


Global day of action to raise the Morning Star

Calling on ALL our supporters to take part in the biggest global day of action for West Papua.

This year on 1st December the Free West Papua Campaign is calling on people all around the world to take pictures of themselves holding or raising the West Papuan Morning Star flag in solidarity with the people of West Papua. 377 more words

Imitation & Individuality

I know it has been ten days since I posted last. I have been madly busy what with moving to my parents’ home for a short trip to other small issues that took up a lot of my time. 375 more words