If you look at my Facebook page, you’ll see a lot of headlines to which you might have a knee-jerk reaction.

I did.

In a lot of cases, those reactions are righteous outrage.

We fume at the audacity of authority figures who abuse their authority, and it’s right. We feel…


No matter how much proof to the contrary scientists present to us, many will still insist on clinging to the belief that the Bible is an accurate accounting of history.

When I mentioned on FaceBook, at about 1am, that Jews were not actually slaves in ancient Egypt, someone was very…


Christian Man Who Harassed Bikini-Clad Women Says Sorry… Kinda

Wow. Just……..Wow.

Where do I even start with this one? Dorn has really played into my hand. My readers will totally understand. …


There are a lot of hot items in the news today. Everything is a point of contention and people love it. We LOVE our right to have and express all our various opinions anywhere and everywhere we go. …


On Sept. 24, I wrote about how we’re still ignoring our marginalized peoples and in so doing, committing crimes against humanity. In that post, I said that

“Since we landed on the shores of The Americas, it has only ever been a government of SOME of the People, by SOME…


Nothing New Under the Sun

If you didn’t know Native American History, you might think that the image above portrayed a new phenomenon, unique to this past year or two.

Sadly the “phenomenon” is as old as DIRT.

The Native Americans and ESPECIALLY the women of the tribes have faced…


Yes, we all know that we can’t escape death, taxes, the ravages of time, etc. What a lot of us DON’T know is that US society itself is going to die……

As we know it.

It won’t happen tomorrow and it won’t happen next week, but it WILL happen. It could easily happen in…


Do you ever shake your head and wonder how kids turn out to be such decent and practical human beings? I do.

I was a neurotic mom until mine was about 8. …


I’ve just figured out my personality type.

No, I’m not talking about A, B, C, or D, when A means that one always has to be multitasking, but I’m that type, too. I also don’t mean the type based on birth order, because I almost seem to defy that stereotype…


https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10165274463640621&set=a.335301930620

Click on the link above and you’ll find an exceptionally inspirational story about a hug.

A hug. Big deal, right? WRONG!!

Science has proved that hugs and other loving, physical contact can be healing on many levels and in many ways.

Four Ways Hugs Are Good for Your Health

10 Health Benefits Of Hugging, Backed…

Sue Hirsch

Activist, Author, Secular Humanist, National of California, Wife, Mom, Daughter

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