A Slice of Life – Kurdistan, Volume 4

We are enjoying spring in this part of the world. The rain has tapered off and with it the large puddle that forms in my kitchen. I am so happy to see that puddle gone. I love the sun and I love light so with these days of 60 degree weather, a joy comes over … Continue reading A Slice of Life – Kurdistan, Volume 4

International Women’s Day 2018

Every year I write about International Women's Day - the day set aside to honor women, to highlight the critical role they play in all of life. From nurturing life at its earliest stages to nurturing families, communities, and countries, women are critical to human survival. Not only do women change the world within homes … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2016 – Bringing All Voices to the Table

"What, Sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce." Mark Twain Every year I write about International Women's Day. This is the one day a year when the focus is solely on women and the issues that are most important to them. In some ways I … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2016 – Bringing All Voices to the Table

International Woman’s Day 2015 – “Make it Happen”

Today is International Woman's Day. Yearly a day is set aside to honor women around the world, but also to bring attention to areas where changed needs to happen. This year the theme is broad and wide. "Make it Happen"  Is it sports? Bring more attention to women in sports and the amazing,strong women athletes. Open up … Continue reading International Woman’s Day 2015 – “Make it Happen”

International Women’s Day 2014 – “Remember the Ladies!”

Today is International Women's Day - a day set aside worldwide to "Remember the Ladies." The theme this year is "Inspiring Change - for greater awareness of women's equality" and today we celebrate - we celebrate the economic, social and educational achievements of women even as we remember - we have a long way to go!  … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2014 – “Remember the Ladies!”

No Wonder We Have Issues!

No Wonder we have issues! –a superficial exploration of this woman and her obsession with food! By Robynn What’s with women and food? Women have a strange relationship with food. Maybe it’s not just women. Maybe men have an odd entanglement with food too. But certainly women do. Traditionally men were the ones that killed … Continue reading No Wonder We Have Issues!

My Favorite Feminist

I published this post last year, but in honor of Sarah Bessey's Synchroblog on Patron Saints & Spiritual Midwives I want to repost My Favorite Feminist who is also my favorite Spiritual Midwife. ************************ A 50 year-old picture from an album shows a woman complete with white gloves and pearl earnings holding a baby in her arms. … Continue reading My Favorite Feminist

“Remember the Ladies”

March 8th, 2011 - International Women's Day2011 "...in the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all … Continue reading “Remember the Ladies”