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Finding Meaning in Difficult Times

A spiritual teacher introduced to me the idea that one’s practice is actually easier when things are going well. The spiritual strength developed during good times and neutral times helps during crises. 178 more words

Spiritual Work

Dear Big Government...

Dear Big Government,

We’re breaking up.

As a woman, I’ve always been told that I needed you. I’ve been told that even though you might not be pretty at some points, you were really the best thing for me, and that you would be my salvation someday. 434 more words

Politics

OF LAGS, PORTS AND PREMIERS: AN OPEN LETTER TO NIGERIAN COLLEGE AUTHORITIES

Somewhere in Lagos,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           27th April, 2016.

The Heads,

Nigerian Higher Institutions,

Wherever in the land.

  TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN

There isn’t much joy down here so I would just go straight to my point(s). 826 more words

Nigeria

Alcohol plus woman = free oral sex

I can’t believe this isn’t some kind of sick joke.

In Oklahoma, for the time being, all you have to do is find someone that is too drunk to say “no”, and you can have all the oral sex with them that you want. 145 more words

Oklahoma

I Didn't Bring It On Myself

A favourite saying used by bullies and bully sympathizers is to tell the victim that they somehow brought the bullying on themselves. Victim blaming has been an effective tool to justify bullying since bullying has been around. 462 more words

Wellness strategies and taking care of yourself

Every once in a while we struggle with keeping on top of the blog largely because we’re working nonstop (or so it seems).  In fact, every once in a while, everything just seems to become ‘too much’.   707 more words

Victimization

Helping, Serving—One Woman at a Time (#BestOf)

(the Best of) A Year of Being Kind, Monday, April 18, 2016

I am thankful. Thankful for good health, thankful for a snug apartment in a good part of town. 688 more words