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Life is meant to be lived; cherish the exciting moments, and relish in those all too brief moments of relaxation. I am here to live my own life, and live it passionately. A Little HerStory serves as a vessel to project my passions, and clue in my loyal readers as to what inspires me in this crazy world. So, sit back, relax, and read on.

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June 28, 2020

I have shared some of this prolific and wonderful poet before.  This seemed very relevant today. Posting it here today with her permission. She is one of my favorite contemporary poets and she always inspires me! I hope you enjoy and explore some of her other works....

June 25, 2020

“We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.”

By the age of 9 she could pick 250 pounds of cotton. Her name may be remotely familiar, but what do you really...

June 21, 2020

     

The textbook publisher McGraw-Hill has listed her on a timeline of key educators, along with Confucius, Plato, Aristotle, Horace Mann, Booker T. Washington, Maria Montessori and 23 others. Yet what Elliott did continues to stir controversy. One scholar a...

June 19, 2020

Excerpts and photo from an article, 

June 19, 2020, 8:35 AM MDT

By Adela Suliman at NBC news

    

Three bullets to the head were supposed to stop her.

But education advocate Malala Yousafzai not only survived the attack, she went on to win global acclaim and, on F...

June 18, 2020

I have always questioned.  Some may think me irreverent, my father certainly thought so. So be it.  Consistently throughout my life God has been presented as male.  Consistently throughout my life this has troubled me.  I have always felt a divine presence in my life f...

June 14, 2020

"You are not here to save anyone. You are not alive to save the world.

Life is not a rescue mission.

Your purpose is to CREATE the world you want to live in, to resource the unlimited, infinite, eternal qualities of the soul and BE all you're here to be.

This is where sur...

June 12, 2020

Irish singer Imelda May is a walking, talking, singing embodiment of the 1950s. She wears leopard-print sweaters, tight bad-girl jeans and often her hair is in a ponytail. Her bangs are curled into a tight roll, known in England as a "quiff." Although May has won numer...

June 7, 2020

Yes, she is tattooed.  Yes, she often swears.  Yes, she always speaks her truth and I always learn something from her!  

A Pastoral Letter, for such a time as this. Nadia Bolz-Weber

Art: Linocut Print by Sarah Fuller

*Anyone is welcome to read, but I wrote...

June 7, 2020

Nancy Elizabeth Prophet was an American artist of African-American and Native American ancestry, known for her sculpture. She was the first African-American graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1918 and later studied at L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris dur...

June 4, 2020

 Artist: Laurie Cooper 

I do not have answers. I am sad. I am angry.  I make mistakes. I am learning.  

           

To justify slavery, we whites portrayed blacks as subhuman: primitive, stupid, and servile.

To justify segregation, w...

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