Category Archives: social justice

My Heart Bleeds for Beauty and Justice

The Bleeding Heart Art Space lives and breathes in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It came to life after I left Edmonton in 2011. Somehow I happened upon it a while ago, and I’m just in love with the idea. We have … Continue reading

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Marching for Justice

Happy holiday weekend, y’all! I wonder how many of you wanted to attend the January 21, 2017 Women’s March on Washington like I did. The logistics quickly made me realize that wouldn’t happen, but I stumbled on an alternative that … Continue reading

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Revolution Is an Act of Love

For those of you who are writers, I wanted to share this latest call for submissions from Monstering magazine.  If you remember, I mentioned this new start-up by Brianna Albers a few days ago. To get myself in the frame … Continue reading

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Getting Life by Julie Shaw Cole

I received a review copy of this book from the publisher, Advocado Press. I was intrigued to see how the author handled presenting her heroine’s perspective when she was basically considered nonverbal at the beginning of the novel. No one … Continue reading

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Writing, Rioting, Righting

I kept putting off writing today. I was waiting for something. I didn’t know what until I read the words of Brianna Albers. who is the founder/editor-in-chief of Monstering Magzine.   I’ll tell you more about Brianna another time because I … Continue reading

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#artistsforlove

I’ve been following Kelly Rae Roberts for a long time now, and this post arrived in my email on Thursday. She and some friends have come together in an effort to start a movement called #artistsforlove. She reminds us of … Continue reading

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#artheals

On that note, I see a shift in my corner of the world. The Asheville Wordfest, which did not occur in 2016 due to the father of the organizer, is currently being planned for sometime in the very near future. … Continue reading

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For All of Us

  I apologize to you all for not finishing last night’s post. I usually remember to write before taking my night meds. Last night I didn’t. I don’t remember how long sleep took last night, but it wasn’t that long. … Continue reading

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Hello, Darkness, My Old Friend

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will … Continue reading

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Making Things Equal for Everybody

When I signed into WordPress tonight, I saw an interesting article. I lived in the province of Alberta in Canada for nine years, but since I was receiving Social Security Disability Income from the US and wasn’t a permanent resident … Continue reading

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