This image rolled across my Facebook page this morning. It was posted by Jason Y. Evans who works at NYU. The caption read: “I had a very difficult time not raging out about this in the college store. These are onesies…for infants…guess which one is for girls and which one is for boys. THIS is the problem.”
So why, when my husband asked me about cutting back our salaries to something that is still perfectly livable, did I imagine having to explain to all my hypothetical new friends that we consciously chose to give up our wealth?
What is a traditional family? Which family structures give children an inherent advantage? What can be expected of children who are raised in a non-traditional family structure?
Nearly everyone has had a moment when some form of creative expression has dropped them to their knees. Creative expression is a miracle in and of itself. It’s uniquely human and can be a catalyst for spiritual expansion, self-understanding, and connection to each other and the universe.
Every moral convention, whether it be religious, societal, or psychological or philosophical school has some version of The Golden Rule [The Ethic of Reciprocity] It transcends culture and faith and is based on an understanding of empathy.
I believe that people are intrinsically good. That compassion and love is our natural state. I believe we know what is right and good in our hearts…well, really in our […]
What were you taught about sexuality? Do yo agree with it? What do you think we should teach our kids? | “Yes, Sex-Ed will teach her about sex, but who will teach her about sexuality? If it’s not her mom, then I’m afraid it’s going to be The Desperate Housewives of Sheboygan, WI…”
I’ll be talking about Paganism in this post. It’s a tricky subject for me to navigate because I don’t self-identify as a pagan, but many of my core beliefs are tied to Paganism. The thing about this video that really gets me is how it starts off as one thing. I’m educated, I’m trustworthy. Let’s all work together. Then it gets all slippery at the end with subtle messages and innuendos.
The Daily Show became more than just an comedy show for me. It allowed me to stay connected and engaged without the feeling I was being manipulated by some institution pretending to be fair and unbiased…
I’m going to share some of my stories here because I’m just one person. If all these women told me they were raped, how many more are there that haven’t told me. How many do you know?