May words

Nakba (Catastrophe), Palestine 15 May

Nakba Day (Arabic: يوم النكبة Yawm an-Nakba), the Day of the Catastrophe, commemorates the displacement of Palestinians that preceded and followed the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948.  An estimated 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled, and hundreds of Palestinian towns and villages were depopulated and destroyed. The key is a symbol of the Nakba, the […]

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Pluralism Sunday, first Sunday of May

An initiative of the Progressive Christianity movement: Join communities around the world celebrating religious diversity on the first Sunday of May (or the date of your choice). Pluralism isn’t just diversity; it’s something we create out of this diversity. The first Sunday of May is the day that many progressive Christian congregations observe as Pluralism […]

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Mother’s Day

There are all types of mothers. There are people who are not biological mothers who provide nurture and love. What words do we use to describe mothers and those who mother? What words to describe our relationships with our mothers? Newest ‘Mother’s Day’ posts . . . (images link to posts) Alphabetical archive of all ‘Mother’s Day’ […]

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