Entries by Grace Smith

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Marking One Year into the Covid-19 Pandemic

The present residents of planet earth have experienced just over a year of the largest disruption of daily life ever to have challenged the world’s population.    Yes, there have been pandemics in the past.   There have been more deaths in the past.    However, I venture to state; never before have such a large percentage of […]

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Revolutionary Love

Last year my zoom-online book club studied Valerie Kaur’s memoir entitled, “Revolutionary Love.”   This profound description of the author’s life challenges outlines the methodology she has evolved to deal with the social and legal obstacles presented by her Sikh identity. And you may ask, “To what type of challenges do you refer?”   Whilst cloaked […]

What is the Significance of the Past Week?

5 days ago on Tuesday January 5th 2021, I witnessed a mob who supported Donald Trump, entering the Capitol Building in Washington and breaking through the police barriers which offered minimal resistance.  The most potent act of lawlessness seen in the USA for the past 150 years. Just this Sunday morning I was able to […]

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In Search of my Identity

I try not to let a good opportunity pass me by. I tend to enjoy being involved in controversial issues of the day. So, when Olu Temehin Adegbeye who is the ‘ Othering Correspondent’ of ‘The Correspondent’ a contemporary Dutch news magazine, requested her readers share with her examples of when they had been denied […]

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Your Invitation to Support my Climate Activism!

New Feelings I have shared with you in previous blogs the strong feeling that pervaded my consciousness early this year.   These meandering thoughts were around the need for me to become an active participant in promoting healthy habits of consumption to conserve our planet from immanent destruction. But, in the Past I had been actively […]