Racism in America #LivingWhileBlack #TheOakParkEdition #PomeranianPeggy #TomatoTammy

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Racism in America, and, racism in Oak Park is nothing new. But calling out the racism of White liberals, unapologetically and blatantly, is a newer trend.  For better or worse, most White conservatives own and are unapologetic with their racism. As an anti-racism advocate, my writing creed is, “call racism, […]

Reflections on Shitty Saturday (tm:ShaRhonda)

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Reflections on Shitty Saturday: Saturday of the Holy Week is my favorite day. Weird, right? Well, to me, it best summarizes those of us who struggle with faith and worry. All of Jesus’ follower’s believed he was the Messiah on Friday. Yet, he died. And he was buried behind a […]

This Mother’s Day, Fight For Right for Women To Decide to Be Mothers

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The new rule, Republican lawmakers in states like Indiana, Alabama, and Georgia don’t get to say, “Happy Mother’s Day.” These MF’ers are creating laws that hurt, and possibly kill, mothers. So to all the legislators who voted for these new laws, FUUUUUUCCCCCKKKK YOOOOOUUUUUUU! These assholes are seriously pretending to care […]

The Power of a Praying Mother; Mary and Jesus praying on the Cross.

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Jesus had a wonderful, praying mother in Mary. She obviously had proven herself pleasing in God’s eyes with her faith, devotion, and love. So much so, that she was given the ultimate mission, to give birth to the Divine. I have been enjoying learning more about Mary. Mariology, the study […]

Never Say Never: The Legacy of the Disciple Peter.

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Never say never: Yes, that is the name of the fabulous song by teen sensation, Justin Bieber and tween sensation, Jaden Smith. It is also really is a great song to work out to. Anyways, besides that being the title to a wonderful song, there is an important spiritual message […]

I’m So Focused on What My Daughter With Autism Needs That I Sometimes Forget About Her Wants

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When I realized my younger daughter was disabled, my belief in what was possible for her life changed. As her parent, I had to focus on her needs and didn’t have time to focus on her wants. In my head, her wants came second to meeting her needs, and that […]