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Thinking about words - and one word in particular

I’m a writer as well as a thinker so I guess words are important to me – the shape, sound, meaning and use of them all matter and all have a big impact on ourselves and on society in general. 1,744 more words

Free Indeed!

It’s funny to me how when God is stirring something in us, He often uses more than one avenue to get to us.  At least that is how it is for me… perhaps it is because I am so thick-headed and He needs to make it more obvious to me!!   497 more words


British theatre against sexism, capitalism and food wastage

This video from England says about itself:

Gramophones Wild Duck

Found this amazing piece of children’s theatre on a research trip to Nottingham. Gramophones Theatre Company at…

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11 Signs You're Reaching Middle Age

I remember when my mom was pushing 50 and she’d mention something about being “middle-aged.” To which I would smart-aleckly reply something like, was she planning on living to 100? 584 more words

Middle Aged Mama

Clytenmestra on, "Stay Normal and We'll Win"

By commenter Clytenmestra

Just stay normal and we’ll win.

The more I think about this statement, the more it resonates with me.

This really made sense to me once I visited VB’s blog and saw that Chinese building on its side. 351 more words

Paladin Justice reblogged this on saboteur365 and commented:

Sound advice from Clymenestra on how to maintain traditional virtues such as honor and competence in a culture that devalues these.

Violence Against Women: Why Should Men Care?

April is sexual assault awareness month. It’s sad to think that I didn’t know that until this year, but hey, it’s never too late to learn (after all, at least one more person is aware!). 471 more words


Robyn Urback: If this is the new women’s movement, it’s no wonder girls don’t want to call themselves ‘feminists’

The German term Fremdscham describes a type of proxy-embarrassment; it’s the feeling of shame you have on behalf of others, often those who don’t realize they should be embarrassed for themselves. 738 more words

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