52 WEEKS OF THANKFULNESS – WEEK 31

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BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD.

I invite you to come and join me on this pilgrimage to change the world through thankfulness.  Perhaps if enough of us join together we can change the negative climate that exists and is overtaking our planet. Together we can move our fellow citizens of to a better, higher and finer place.

This past week found me thinking about many, many issues dealing with women’s rights.  A lot of this musing, of course, was provoked by the Women’s March on Washington.  I was out to dinner a few nights before the March and the whole validity of the March was challenged because of one unsubstantiated allegation of non inclusiveness.  As I started to defend the importance of the March, my husband eloquently sprung to its defense and the need for women’s rights to be brought to forefront of our nation’s leaders.  I am so thankful for the support of my husband, Dom.

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52 WEEKS OF THANKFULNESS – WEEK 30

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BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD.

I invite you to come and join me on this pilgrimage to change the world through thankfulness.  Perhaps if enough of us join together we can change the negative climate that exists and is overtaking our planet. Together we can move our fellow citizens of to a better, higher and finer place.

This week finds me thinking about the momentous changes that are going to happen in our country starting Friday.  I am thankful that I live in a country that celebrates a man whose life brought out the finer aspects of our country and brought about so much positive change, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  And, I am thankful that I live in a country where his spirit of non-violenent action continues to be kept alive in the Woman’s March on Washington.  This event is intended to be a non-violent protest in the form of marches all over our country.  Women will gather on Saturday, January 21st to “show solidarity and to demand our safety in a time when our country is marginalizing us and making sexual assault an electable and forgivable norm. “

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