Author Archives: Tricia

Blowin’ in the Wind

ColorStorm has a great post up called Random Goodness about the domino effect doing kind things can have on others who witness them. The video he has is just awesome too; really take 5 minutes to check it out. This … Continue reading

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The Limiting World of Stereotypes

Citizen Tom has a thoughtful post up on the unpleasant habit many of us fall in to of denigrating our fellow Americans.  There’s a lot of good stuff there, but I particularly liked this: “Why do we want to say … Continue reading

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Feeling Blessed

Just the other day I was thinking I needed a cheap used beach cruiser to ride around town and voila this showed up for free on the curb near my house. Just my size too! Now I’m thinking I need … Continue reading

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United Nonsense

                        Photo Credit: unwatch.org Women in Saudi Arabia are required by law to have male legal guardians to make decisions for them on issues like healthcare, marriage and travel.  Women … Continue reading

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A Hero For Our Times

“Blisteringly sexy, she killed Nazis with her bare hands and had a 5 million-franc bounty on her head” The above quote is from a DailyMail.com article describing Nancy Wake, whose larger than life exploits as a member of the French Resistance … Continue reading

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Apathy is Not an Option

It is so easy to get lost in busyness, where constantly playing catch up is the norm and you frequently ask yourself, “what the heck happened today?” while collapsing in to bed.  For an organizationally challenged person like myself, it’s … Continue reading

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The Burial Cloth of Christ-Fact or Fiction?

Originally posted on Freedom Through Empowerment:
As the evening hours approach on this day before Easter, I happened on this fascinating article on the shroud of Turin, which is thought by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus. Will this…

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Some Things I will Never Understand

In a world where it’s considered normal for people to push their dogs around in strollers, I guess I shouldn’t be surprised by much, but I still find myself still shocked at times at the weirdness that abounds. Take conspiracy … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About The Shack

Because barely a word has been written on it right?  Kidding of course. After seeing the movie The Shack today my first thought was to blog about it. My second thought, was to immediately shut down that first thought.  Surely, I am … Continue reading

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Well Played

Amid all the hoopla of today’s Day Without a Woman, I’d like to focus on an underreported story involving actual injustice and the rebellion of two remarkable women that speak to real empowerment. The first is Dorsa Derakshani, an Iranian Grandmaster … Continue reading

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