Posts tagged "Maya Angelou"

Words are things, and these are the five I love most

I recently heard Maya Angelou speak about the power of words: Words are things You must be careful Careful about calling people out of their names Using racial pejoratives and sexual pejoratives And all that ignorance Don’t do that Someday we’ll be able to measure the power of words I think they are things I... Read more »

Liberating my daughter by walking out of Brave

Skylar and I are on a date – we are seeing Brave at the local theater. About half way into the movie she says, “Can we go? I’m tired.” I’m kind of tired, too.  The movie is beautiful in many ways, colors and imagery, but I’m bummed about the witch angle.  I’m a bit bored... Read more »