Factober

Sometimes, people call my way of speaking ranting. Why are you always ranting and screaming, they ask. But here’s the thing…the reason why I rant is because I am a voice for many women that cannot speak out to heads of state, UN officials, and those that influence systems of oppression. And so I rant. And I will not stop ranting until my mission of equality of all girls is achieved.

Posted 4 months ago

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Because, visible through the slashed covers, the bone-deep wounds that cris

Because, visible through the slashed covers, the bone-deep wounds that crisscross the couple’s bodies pump blood. Some of the flaps of skin resulting from glancing blows are like gills, breathing. Yet even as the cries die away, he carries on.
Posted 4 months ago

I’ve always said we can’t all experience everything, but we can all learn f

I’ve always said we can’t all experience everything, but we can all learn from each other’s experiences, making learning curves shorter and pitfalls avoidable.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

Formerly these harsh cells in which the discipline of the prison leaves the

Formerly these harsh cells in which the discipline of the prison leaves the condemned to himself were composed of four stone walls, a ceiling of stone, a pavement of tiles, a camp bed, a grated air-hole, a double iron door, and were called "dungeons" ; bu
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That is how we writers all started: by reading. We heard the voice of a boo

That is how we writers all started: by reading. We heard the voice of a book speaking to us.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

Talk to ourselves in the same way we'd talk to someone we'd love. Yes, you

Talk to ourselves in the same way we'd talk to someone we'd love. Yes, you made a mistake. You're human. You don't have to do it like anyone else does. Fixing it and making amends will help. Self-loathing will not. Reach out to someone we trust--a person
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

God is all about passion for the possible.

God is all about passion for the possible.
Posted 4 months ago

Have we ever thought to consider that we create values that ‘feel’ right be

Have we ever thought to consider that we create values that ‘feel’ right because they serve our current agendas, which is an infinitely different thing from values that ‘are’ right because they serve an eternal agenda?
Posted 4 months ago

Not in the flight of ideas, but only in action is freedom. Make up your min

Not in the flight of ideas, but only in action is freedom. Make up your mind and come out into the tempest of the living.
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Everything you need is already inside.

Everything you need is already inside.
Posted 4 months ago

The tendency of the human mind is to see the world with a ‘dualistic’ view

The tendency of the human mind is to see the world with a ‘dualistic’ view that describes everything through comparisons: good and bad, pain and happiness, beauty and ugliness, rich and poor.
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Any woman who diets all the time can't help but be grouchy. Nobody can be a

Any woman who diets all the time can't help but be grouchy. Nobody can be amusing or entertaining on a diet.
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None of These Will Come Easy.

None of These Will Come Easy.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago