From a fellow sister in the pursuit of her Ph.D.
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Originally posted on Searching Sophia's Pockets:
This month for our Spare Change Spotlight we are focusing on an organization that is attempting to change the dialogue around reproductive justice. That organization is Faith Aloud. Faith Aloud is “The Religious and Ethical Voice for Reproductive Justice”. This means that they work with and for people of all faiths and spiritual paths to change the dialogue about reproductive justice.
Este mes enfocamos en la organización Faith Aloud. Como dice en suyo sitio de web “Como la gente de fe religiosa y la convicción,Faith Aloud apoya la justicia reproductiva para todas las personas.”
Much like Searching Sophia’s Pockets, Faith Aloud provides a safe space for dialogue. They support people as they explore and understand their reproductive choices through their all-options multi-faith counseling, which can be reached at 1-888-717-5010 (US) or via the website.
Igual como Searching Sophia’s Pockets, Faith Aloud provee un espacio seguro para diálogo…
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This story really made me smile: “‘Homeless to Howard’ Teen James Ward Crowdfunds His Way to College, Realizes a Dream.”
…but it starts in a sad thing.
yesterday, i told my mom, “you know, i feel like i’ve let everyone down. i feel like there were expectations of me in the past that haven’t come to pass, and now people just see me as a loser.”
her initial response? WHAT!!?!?!?!?!?
nearly blew my ear drum.
i explained further, talking about the dreams i had years ago and how many of them had yet to come to pass and those dreams weren’t just for me but for what i would be able to do for my family. i’m a big family person, and it matters to me that i can be there for them.
my mom wouldn’t hear any of this. “no one thinks you’re a disappointment. you haven’t let anyone down. you are not a loser. you do more than anyone i know. hell, i think you do too damn much most of the time. just wait, nellie. just keep moving and going and doing because your dreams will still come true.”
just those words over my phone warmed my sad, cold heart and made me believe maybe the dreams still have a chance of coming true.
I grew up with cats (and dogs and rabbits and…) and I adore them. I came across this viral video that features a slew of cats, and YES, it is a good thing. LOL
this right here. a friend posted it on a post of mine on fb, and i swear i watched it on repeat about ten times. it’s very short, but it’s so funny. the face with the music just kills me.
laughter (and dramatic squirrels) is definitely a good thing.
Just watched this video titled “MOTHER KILLS PIANO,” and I promise you that you will watch it and gets SO amped. I want to be half as jazzy-cool as she is NOW. LOL
Not only is Mama Hot Fingers (that’s what I call her) the truth on that piano, but her cool air just gets me so WHOO! Watch HERE and enjoy!
surprisingly enough, i am still making it in the 30-day arm challenge. just X’d out day 12. 18 more to go. if i made it this far, i’ll make it the rest of the way. wish me luck.