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Month: April 2017

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An Atheist’s Faith

I wrote a while back on how social activism could, really, be a spiritual path of its own.  Admittedly, I’ve been consumed with these thoughts in tandem with being consumed with social activism.  Learning about various upheavals and movements in school did not adequately prepare me for the reality of times like these, where I […]

About the Books Mantras and Affirmations Coloring Book

From the Book: “I have power of my own”

I selected the phrases for my coloring book to say what I thought might be most important to others within the activist community.  But because the coloring book simply has the coloring pages without commentary, I thought I might use this venue to elaborate a bit on why I chose to include what I did. […]

About the Books Mantras and Affirmations Coloring Book

From the Book: “Strength is built, not found”

I selected the phrases for my coloring book to say what I thought might be most important to others within the activist community.  But because the coloring book simply has the coloring pages without commentary, I thought I might use this venue to elaborate a bit on why I chose to include what I did. […]

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A Grand Outing

I’ve come out of a lot of closets.  I spent a lot of my younger years hiding things about myself from many people.  Sexuality.  Spirituality.  Parts of my history.  Having grown up with and around people who exhibited a great deal of prejudice and judgment of others, I ended up fearing the reactions and judgments […]

About the Books Mantras and Affirmations Coloring Book

From the Book: “I will tear down walls”

I selected the phrases for my coloring book to say what I thought might be most important to others within the activist community.  But because the coloring book simply has the coloring pages without commentary, I thought I might use this venue to elaborate a bit on why I chose to include what I did. […]

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Weird and Wild

When I was a kid, what I wanted more than anything was to fit in with the other kids.  I wanted to do what they did, wear the things they wore, be into the things they were into.  It was a common desire, it seems.  So common, in fact, that as an adult it’s tempting […]

About the Books Mantras and Affirmations Coloring Book

From the Book: “I will get my hands dirty”

I selected the phrases for my coloring book to say what I thought might be most important to others within the activist community.  But because the coloring book simply has the coloring pages without commentary, I thought I might use this venue to elaborate a bit on why I chose to include what I did. […]

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Tempting the Threat

As humans, we’re hard wired to avoid being vulnerable.  It makes sense to avoid known dangers, to refrain from putting our lives on the line when we can choose safety, as long as we’re balancing the obvious benefit of life or security over the obvious threat of harm.  So we do what we can to […]

About the Books Mantras and Affirmations Coloring Book

From the Book: “Fear is a call for courage”

I selected the phrases for my coloring book to say what I thought might be most important to others within the activist community.  But because the coloring book simply has the coloring pages without commentary, I thought I might use this venue to elaborate a bit on why I chose to include what I did. […]

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From the Book: “I am strong enough”

I selected the phrases for my coloring book to say what I thought might be most important to others within the activist community.  But because the coloring book simply has the coloring pages without commentary, I thought I might use this venue to elaborate a bit on why I chose to include what I did. […]