Category: Social Justice

Too Many Good Books…

Every day, it seems, there is another book that finds its way onto my wish list. I will never “catch up” and read everything I want to read…but it is fun to try. Lately I have been buying a few new books. It is so easy to justify these purchases (ie: I should buy books …

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Sahara – Movie Review

Based on the novel by Clive Cussler, Sahara the movie was released in 2005. Starring Matthew McConaughey as Dirk Pitt and the exotic Penolope Cruz as Dr. Eva Rojas this is a fast paced adventure movie which requires the viewer to suspend reality. Dirk Pitt is the hero, a man who can fight off three …

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Social Justice Challenge: Water

The theme for the Social Justice Challenge in February is WATER. Here are the questions to start off the month: What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of Water as a social justice issue? What, if any, exposure have you personally had to a water shortage? What potential action …

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Social Justice Challenge: Action Step (Religious Freedom)

January was all about Religious Freedom on the Social Justice Challenge. It was an interesting journey for me and I learned quite a bit about this topic. I chose to participate on the ACTIVIST level which meant I read a full length book (read my review of Sacred Hearts), explored other media (see below), and …

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Sacred Hearts – Book Review

Oh, sweet, sweet Jesus, is this how it will be? Day after day after day, is this how it will be? Because if it is, then surely she will die here. There has not been a second when she has not been prodded by or spied on by somebody, starting from the moment they shook …

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Religious Freedom – Social Justice Challenge

I joined The Social Justice Challenge – and I am really excited about this. Not only will it give me a chance to read more about issues impacting the world, but it will give me an opportunity and incentive to take action on these issues. The first monthly theme is Religious Freedom. Amy writes: To …

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2010 Social Justice Challenge

January 1 – December 31, 2010 Natasha at Maw Books, Amy at My Friend Amy, and Hannah at Word Lily are hosting the 2010 Social Justice Challenge. They have created a dedicated blog for the challenge and write: Reading opens new worlds to us and can sometimes expose the injustice in our own. We have …

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