Social Justice

What exactly IS a ‘marginalized voice?’ We marginalize voices as a society when we fail to take an interest in other people’s stories. People contain the stories to make us better people. Let's work toward becoming a society that reacts with curiosity and kindness instead of shock and outrage. #ownvoice #selfcare #marginalizedvoices #amreading #culture #homeschool #teacher

Find Out How to Support Marginalized Voices Today

What exactly IS a ‘marginalized voice?’ We marginalize voices as a society when we fail to take an interest in other people’s stories. People contain the stories to make us better people. Let’s work toward becoming a society that reacts with curiosity and kindness instead of shock and outrage. #ownvoice #selfcare

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Confused about microaggressions? Although the term has been around since the 70s, many people still don't understand what it means or how it might affect their friendships. Find out if you're guilty of using microaggressions. #microaggressions #racism #prejudice #socialjustice #bestversionofme #selfcare

Do You Commit Microaggressions? How to Find Out

Confused about microaggressions? Although the term has been around since the 70s, many people still don’t understand what it means or how it might affect their friendships. Find out if you’re guilty of using microaggressions. #microaggressions #racism #prejudice #socialjustice #bestversionofme #selfcare

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You won't want to miss this memoir from one of Sudan's Lost Girls (bet you didn't even know about the Lost Girls!). Deng tells her story with love and forgiveness, but most of all, hope. #refugee #dinka #sudan #lostgirls #amreading #bookreview

What They Meant for Evil

You won’t want to miss this memoir from one of Sudan’s Lost Girls (bet you didn’t even know about the Lost Girls!). Deng tells her story with love and forgiveness, but most of all, hope. #refugee #dinka #sudan #lostgirls #amreading #bookreview

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The story of the Good Samaritan made me realize that mental self-care requires that we do occasional attitude checks to see if we’re harming ourselves (and others) by our firmly held beliefs. #MAGA #Christian #evangelical #marijuana #pitbull #goodsamaritan #selfcare #SelfCareSunday

Be a Good Samaritan in a Politically Contentious World

The story of the Good Samaritan made me realize that mental self-care requires that we do occasional attitude checks to see if we’re harming ourselves (and others) by our firmly held beliefs. #MAGA #Christian #evangelical #marijuana #pitbull #goodsamaritan #selfcare #SelfCareSunday

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I've lived long enough to know that the world contains more shades of grey now than ever before. How should we as Christians respond to transgender people who choose to transition? This new book from Jonathan Williams will help you navigate your response. #LGBTQ #Transgender #Christian #Transition #SocialJustice

How Should Christians Respond to Transgender People?

I’ve lived long enough to know that the world contains more shades of grey now than ever before. How should we as Christians respond to transgender people who choose to transition? This new book from Jonathan Williams will help you navigate your response. #LGBTQ #Transgender #Christian #Transition #SocialJustice

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Sometimes, we make Christianity more complicated than we need to. We create God in our image and his desires in the image of our preferences. Rusty George's new book shares a simple path to following Jesus that all of us need to know. #mercy #justice #socialjustice #followingjesus #christianity

Looking for a Simple Path to Following Jesus?

Sometimes, we make Christianity more complicated than we need to. We create God in our image and his desires in the image of our preferences. Rusty George’s new book shares a simple path to following Jesus that all of us need to know. #mercy #justice #socialjustice #followingjesus #christianity

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The Need to Fight for Faith and Equality

You shouldn’t read this book…or maybe you should. It made me question a lot of my worldviews and how I see myself. Am I a feminist? A personist? Why do we still need to fight for faith and equality? What has the church been doing all this time? #sexism #racism #womensordination #patriarchy #complementarianism #headship #socialjustice #equality #bookreview

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Why I Won’t be Watching the Super Bowl this Year

What does the Super Bowl have to do with the word ‘convenient?’ Good question. I hesitate to admit it, but it has taken me this long to figure out that the entire world doesn’t skate around in the same rosy glow of privilege that I enjoy. After all, I’ve always considered that as a woman, I was an underdog and therefore excluded from the ‘privileged’ label. Misogynistic men chap my hide, and I speak up and speak out about the…

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Sex Scandals in American History: Have We Learned Anything?

Bringing Down the Colonel Trigger Warning: This post deals with a book about sexual predation that reveals one the biggest sex scandals in American history. Before I get to the book review, you should understand a few things about human psychology—bits and pieces that help guide us as we discuss sexual assault,rape, and harassment. You also need to know a few things about me.  Let me just state up front that I have nothing against men. I married a wonderful…

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