Oh big whoop, Bill O’Reilly doesn’t have anything nice to say about AfricanAmerican pop stars. This time he has pushed his hate-odometer to the socially acceptable standard for black women, Lady Bey herself, or Sasha Fierce, or Mrs. Carter, or Jay Z’s baby mama – or whatever they’re coining her today....more
I consider The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, The Real Housewives series, and many other reality shows guilty pleasures. It is crazy to try to make sense of any of them. I think sometimes we get maybe a glimpse of the full picture, but editing makes the show more fun. We have to realize these are real people with real feelings, but nobody forced them to put themselves out there. ...more
In the words of Fatima Leonor Gamboa, a 28-year-old Maya indigenous defense lawyer who represents women survivors of violence. She works to ensure greater gender equality among Maya communities in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.
Here in the northeast, we are seeing the snowfall once again. I have to tell you, waking up this morning I was feeling discouraged, that the mild weekend was a trick of my imagination. Funny thing, I was working on my morning faith readings when I came across a chapter on encouragement. The reading reminded me that when I take the time to encourage others, it would lift my own spirits. Words to let othe...more
As an avid book lover nothing makes me happier than when I discover a new book in a favorite series is going to be released in the next year. Unless of course I discovered one of my favorite authors has returned to a series that I love after stating very publicly they will not write any more books in that series....more