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If men could menstruate … clearly, menstruation would become an enviable, boast-worthy, masculine event: Men would brag about how long and how much. … Sanitary supplies would be federally funded and free. Of course, some men would still pay for the prestige of such commercial brands as Paul Newman Tampons, Muhammad Ali’s Rope-a-Dope Pads, John Wayne Maxi Pads, and Joe Namath Jock Shields — “For Those Light Bachelor Days.” – Gloria Steinem

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“Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable—Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley While many of us are dealing with the aftermath of a barbarous, 576 day long U.S. presidential campaign, others are taking some time away to celebrate the five women that made American history yesterday; in a way that is completely unrelated to the presidential election. You’re welcome. Let’s join in on the celebration! Kamala Harris Kamala Harris,  California’s Attorney General, is the 2nd African-American woman to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first Indian American to serve in the U.S.. Senate. Ilhan Omar Ilhan Omar, former refugee, is the first Somali-American legislator, serving as State Representative for Minnesota.  Catherine Cortez Masto Catherine Cortez Masto, former…

Transitioning into Your Passion, Your Calling, Your Talent

Passion
noun
an intense desire or enthusiasm for something.

Calling
noun
a strong desire to spend your life doing a certain kind of work (such as religious work)
the work that a person does or should be doing

Talent
noun
natural aptitude, ability or skill.

You’ve finally found that thing that makes you feel on fire from the inside out. You get excited every time you think about it and are inspired every time you’re around it. To top it all off, you’re actually pretty darn good at it!

The original article, “Why Marriage is not THE Goal,”  has been sitting in my drafts box for over a year. What better day than #ForbiddenTopicWednesday to share it? Relationships | Why Marriage is not THE Goal By: Maquita Donyel “If a state of singleness means, ‘to be separate, unique and whole,’ then to be totally single should be every Christian’s number one goal. Many have confused ‘singleness’ with ‘being alone’. There should never be a time [even in marriage] when you cease to be a single being who is unique and whole. The vast majority of marital problems arise because a husband or wife (or both) has not seen himself or herself as a unique, worthy individual—that is, he or she had a bad self image, was not whole or separate, and always depended on some other person for happiness. They never maximized their singleness.” – Myles Munroe We’ve discussed the importance of dating with the…

‘Am I going to be happy when I reach the top of the “heap” because that is all I can imagine? Or when I get to the top will I find that indeed it is just a “heap” after all.’ – Dorothy Valcárcel (Quiz found in a book by Dorothy Valcárcel. Check it out! You wont regret it.) QUIZ  **no cheating!*** Quiz #1 “1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world Name the last five Heisman trophy winners Name the last find winners of the Miss America pageant Name the last five academy award winners for best actor and actress ” Got your answers?? Piece of cake? If it was, you definitely cheated. If it was not, try these questions instead: Quiz #2 “1. List five teachers who made a difference in your life Name three friends who helped you through a difficult time Name five people you…