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International Women’s Day: March 8,2021

By Emmy McKirgan As a woman, this topic is near and dear to my heart. The hardest part is to narrow down which amazing women to talk about, as there are so many! So many women have made huge leaps in the fight against inequality, gender gap issues, and rights and freedoms. They have brought… Continue reading International Women’s Day: March 8,2021

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Social Justice for All

Social Justice for All! The view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. Read all about it in my current post.

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The Dreaded C Word!

By Emmy McKirgan Sitting in an examination room waiting for the doctor to come in and give you the news. You know it can't be good. They have called you in, this is serious. You think to yourself: I can handle anything - anything but the C-word. Hearing the diagnosis of cancer can be daunting.… Continue reading The Dreaded C Word!

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Groundhog Day: Balzac Billy or Bill Murray?

By Emmy McKirgan When you hear of Groundhog Day what comes to mind? Is the cute furry little creature from Balzac (or the numerous other critters throughout the world) or is the classic movie with Bill Murray? Let me know what comes to mind first in the comments below.I for one, think of the movie… Continue reading Groundhog Day: Balzac Billy or Bill Murray?

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When Will the Violence Against Women End?

by Emmy McKirgan It seems incomprehensible that in this day and age women still need to be afraid! Why is it that in 2020 women are afraid for their lives, their children's lives and their livelihoods? When I was asked to write about this topic, I was taken aback that this would be a subject… Continue reading When Will the Violence Against Women End?

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Matthew 7:7 : Ask and it will be given to you…

This verse seems like a magic incantation that at any moment a genie will pop up to grant you a wish. How many times have you asked God for something and not received it? How often have you looked for something and not found it? What about knocking on a door that remains closed? We… Continue reading Matthew 7:7 : Ask and it will be given to you…

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Giving Tuesday: God loves a cheerful giver

2 Corinthians 9:6-8 6 But remember this—if you give little, you will get little. A farmer who plants just a few seeds will get only a small crop, but if he plants much, he will reap much. 7 Everyone must make up his own mind as to how much he should give. Don’t force anyone to give more… Continue reading Giving Tuesday: God loves a cheerful giver