Wombs for Rent

Many go to the movies preferring to watch certain styles of films in order to be taken away from the realities of their every day lives.  For two hours they are entertained, whisked away to lands far, far away, they laugh, they cry, they jump out of their seats in excitements or they hide under…

Violence Against Women in Education

  Women have been under attack and blamed for a lot since Eve offered the fruit to Adam in the Garden of Eden. Strong female characters in the Bible weren’t portrayed in a positive light either; Lilith, Jezebel, Delilah, Rachel and Leah’s bickering, Sarah and Hagar etc.   As the centuries progressed women have been able…

Mr. Roboto: Kids are Getting Older Younger (KAGOY)

First of all, I want to acknowledge that it IS tough to be a parent these days. Even worse, try being a kid! I am so glad I grew up at the time that I did where there was a sense of innocence, playing safe, exploring and adventure. Today, it’s mass media, social media and…

The Song of all Songs – Passover

 Sound starts 0:17   Somehow it always felt a little odd that our calendar new year begins in the dead of winter.  It hardly represents a time of new beginnings when you’re in the midst of deep slumber, hibernating, a cycle that some associate with death.  What could possibly begin to renew or to start…

Untie the Strong Woman!!! (Pt1)

Go To:  Untie the Strong Woman!! – Part II   Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes Ph.D , Publisher:  Sounds True, 2013, Paperback : 392 pages, ISBN-10 : 1622030729, ISBN-13 : 978-1622030729 International Women’s Day 2018 The International Women’s Day website informs its readers; “With the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over…

Indentity Politics

2017 we watched the NDP Leadership Race of four hopefuls; Jagmeet Singh, Guy Caron, Charlie Angus and Nikki Ashton. Although the winning title, “Leader of the New Democratic Party” was awarded to Jagmeet Singh, one cannot turn a blind eye to Nikki Ashton’s formidable performance not only for what she believed would be right for…

The Law of Consent

Anyone reading this I challenge you to think of a time when something very precious of yours was taken away. Perhaps by brute force or lightly and subtlety. Perhaps you were touched in an inappropriate way; sexually or forcefully causing physical harm. Perhaps someone trespassed on your property and stole some things or damaged a…