Tags » Rebellion

Leap

We are all allowed

one leap of faith

one reckless decision

one act of sheer rebellion

in this life, right?

I’m ready to cash mine in. 6 more words

Poem

Roots Reggae & Rebellion

British rapper, poet and political commentator Akala visits Jamaica to examine the cultural and sociological significance of Rastafari and its music.

It’s a complicated synergy of the Old Testament and the teachings of pan-Africanist Marcus Garvey who predicted in the 1920s that “a black king shall be crowned in Africa” ushering in a “day of deliverance.” When the Ethiopian prince Ras Tafari – who was also known as Haile Selassie I – became Emperor in 1930, the descendants of slaves in Jamaica took this as proof that Garvey’s prophecy had come true. 9 more words

Sounds

The PSA: Institutionalized Mind Genocide

Every human is a victim of rape, ongoing and sustained. Rape is a violation of body OR mind autonomy. A few days ago I was raped by a PSA sign. 552 more words

Social Commentary

March 28 @ I Samuel 11-15

I Samuel 11-15 (NLT)

Discover His heart: He desires our obedience more than our sacrifice

The human will is a powerful drive. It keeps us moving forward and helps us accomplish good and sometimes great things. 709 more words

Daily Devotions

Boudicca: The Celtic Queen Who Refused to Bow to Rome

by: Erica Millard

A few months ago, I read the book “Mr. Churchill’s Secretary,” a fictional novel by Susan Elia MacNeal. I have read twenty books since then, but there is one scene about which I can’t stop thinking. 733 more words

Inspirational Women

Enough!

Il Quarto Stato “The Fourth Estate” 1901 by Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo

How desperate must it get

for the word, ‘Enough’

to rise up from hungry bellies, 68 more words

Australia

Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative Ulster

This punk offering from Belfast band SLF encapsulates the anger of the young of the Occupied Six Counties at the circumstances foisted upon them.

Ireland