SPUR FESTIVAL: Feminism, Toronto – April 9

Prime Minister Trudeau claims no-one should be afraid to use the word “Feminist.” Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem chastise young women for selling out the cause for supporting Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. Definitions of what actually defines a Feminist are passionately fought over, defended, rejected and redefined. On the 100th anniversary of the right of some women (read: white) to vote in Canada, Spur celebrates the accomplishments and contradictions of … [Read more...]

WORLD POETRY DAY, celebrated on March 21

World Poetry Day is marked on 21 March. The date was chosen during UNESCO's 30th session, held in Paris in 1999. World Poetry Day is a celebration of poetry, literature and free speech, observed by UNESCO every year. The day is aimed at encouraging creativity, inspiring the teaching of poetry and restoring a dialogue between poetry and other arts, such as theatre, dance and music. PEN International also uses the day to highlight the imprisonment, murder and abuse of poets, writers and … [Read more...]

Life is Easy with an Open Mind “If” …

Life is Easy with an Open Mind "If" ... If you have an issue - communicate with source, peacefully. If you have a question - seek the answer, shamelessly. If you have a problem - seek solution, without blaming others. If you have a resentment - seek root cause, releasing the source. If you have a solution - rejoice, then share it with others. If you have an achievement - celebrate with others, humbly. If you have a second chance - grab it and hold on tightly. If you have a … [Read more...]

Innocent thoughts of the Innocent mind, Meetika Srivastava

Innocent thoughts of the Innocent mind An attempt to give vent to one's feelings and give words to unspoken thoughts. Authored by Miss Meetika Srivastava Innocent thoughts of the Innocent mind is an attempt to give vent to one's feelings and give words to unspoken thoughts. -Meetika Srivastava I Believe in the beauty of dreams and determination to realise them and love to pen down my thoughts when words induce me to write. This book is a collection of poems which are some of my … [Read more...]

Source of all Creation, The Daily Love

Nothing Is Impossible When You Have Faith by Mastin Kipp When you expand your thinking and beliefs, your love flows freely. When you contract, you shut yourself off. Can you remember the last time you were in love? Your heart went ahh! It was such a wonderful feeling. It is the same with loving yourself, except that you will never leave once you have that love. It’s with you for the rest of your life, so you want to make it the best relationship that you can have. Whenever I see … [Read more...]

Alternative Christmas Message

Cleverly done!!! T'was one month before Christmas When all through our land, Not a Christian was praying Nor taking a stand. Why the PC Police had taken away The reason for Christmas - no one could say. The children were told by their schools not to sing About Shepherds and Wise Men and Angels and things. It might hurt people's feelings, the teachers would say December 25th is just a 'Holiday'. Yet the shoppers were ready with cash, checks and credit Pushing folks down … [Read more...]

What is a Father? ~ Sally B. Williams

What Is A Father? © Sally B. Williams A father is a person who loves and respects you. He is honest and he never neglects you. He is the greatest that your eyes will ever see. No other man like him will there ever be. When you are in your bedroom and scared at night; A father comes in to let you know that everything is alright. Education is important so stay in school hanging out on the streets is not so cool. Listen to me son, so the day you become a man. Like me you will do … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." Writer, William Arthur Ward Your Action for today is 'to think of a problem or challenge you're facing: are you approaching it in a pessimistic, optimistic or realistic frame of mind?' Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox Be the change that you want to see! Siobhan Wilcox 3435 … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

  Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what we gain but what we save that makes us rich; not what we read but what we remember that makes us learned; and not what we profess but what we practice that gives us integrity." Philosopher, Francis Bacon Your Action for today is: 'to see where are you not "walking your talk?" Put in the correction.' Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in … [Read more...]

Maya Angelou – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated and inspired to Celebrate the Life of one of our world's most experienced in life, reborn and enlightened women through this celebratory Tribute, a woman that today devotes her life to the betterment of others.     WOMAN of ACTION™     Maya Angelou "I Believe each of us comes from the Creator trailing wisps of Glory."             Maya Angelou (pron.: /ˈmaɪ.ə ˈændʒəloʊ/, born … [Read more...]

Isabel Allende – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of one of world's greatest artists, a humble woman that lived in anonymity, devoting her creativity, passion and vision for a world of peace to paper, an author of tens of books, plays, and more ... for the betterment of women. She fights for the freedom of girls taken into the dark world of Human Trafficking: Protection from violence, exploitation and/or discrimination. Her vision includes empowerment of women and girls and … [Read more...]

4th Abuse: Survival Stories Event – March 2 in Toronto!

Abuse: Survival Stories is an event series created in support of survivors of psychological, physical, and sexual abuse. We aim to empower survivors by creating a platform for them to speak on their experiences instead of suffering in silence. This event series has been created not in the name of the war against abuse, but in the name of peace and healing for all. 4th Abuse: Survival Stories Event Abuse: Survival Stories - Haiku: forgiveness & rebuilding trust This co-ed event is … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Is the Truth Out There ?

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SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day:   "Lean too much upon the approval of people, and it becomes a bed of thorns." 19th Century Educator, Tehyi Hsieh   Your Action for today is...   'to see if there is something for which you are looking for approval from someone else. If there is, why is it important they give it to you?     Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox   Be the change  that you want to see!   Siobhan … [Read more...]

2013 Last Poet Standing – Feb 24 @ the Great Hall, TORONTO!

DWAYNE MORGON invites YOU ... :) Join me this Sunday, February 24th at 7:30PM, inside of the Great Hall (1087 Queen Street West). BUY TICKETS TODAY ONLINE for a poetry show like nothing you've ever seen or experienced ... Unless you attended last year, when Burlington's P.O.E. outlasted the competition, and took home the $500 Cash Prize. And now, the excitement begins ... 16 outstanding poets from Toronto, Buffalo, Guelph, Burlington, Detroit, and Ottawa will step in to a boxing … [Read more...]

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