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A Step forward for Women

Recently, the Catholic Church took two small steps for womankind: This month, Pope Francis named the first woman to a managerial position in the Vatican’s most important office, the Secretariat of State. And in October, the world’s bishops suggested that Francis reconvene a commission he had created, at the urging of nuns, to study the ordination of women as permanent deacons — church ministers who are able to perform some of the duties of priests, but not to say Mass or hear confessions.
They're being dragged - kicking and screaming - into the 18th Century. *Rolling*
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Importing a bit of News from Hither and Yon

Poetry Collections


I was surprised and delighted to see that America's most respected
Newspapers celebrate Best Poetry Collections at the year's end
each year. Take a look at Washington Post's List of 2019's
Best Poetry Collections. I'd like to think Writing.Com's best will be
featured on one of these lists soon.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/the-best-poetry-collections-o...

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"Trumpet of Conscience"

Flag for "What's Happening in Wisconsin" challenge created by Kiya

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr's plea for equal rights for all

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."

““Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. ””

Celebrate Your Thoughts and Wishes. Do you have a favorite Martin Luther King, Jr Quote ?
Awards given to poems posted here
written to honor Martin Luther King, Jr's
fight injustice with Love.
He walked the walk to glory and change.I was 10 years old, and we heard on television he was assinated people jested and there was a lot of unrest but segregation shouldn't make you not the same as everybody. He had strength to fight for change, so we have to carry on his legacy. Im sure we don't hatred or segregation any more.


Little Gal is a sweetheart. Thank you *Heart*
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WINTER WORD FINDER QUIZ #5

What word could you use instead of

absquatulate?


1.Squeamish?

2, Skedaddle?

3.Learning as much as possible ?

4. Absolutism ?

5.Dawdle ?

6. Bolt ?

Looking for Spontaneous Responses.

Each of the first 12 bright ink-slingers
who EMAILS a Correct Response to
Gabriella will receive
Speedy Gonzalez's Award of 1000 Gps

PS Won't it be gratifying if you
win a prize by pausing
to study the word *Smile*
to see what it tells you *Microscope*

Thanks, dear Dana !
No.2: skedaddle
Yup, #2 Skeddadle.
Skedaddle...isn't that a fun little word!?
Skedaddle, especially if I were an old time Western bank robber or rustler
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WINTER WORD FINDER QUIZ #4

Which of the following
is an example of otiose behavior?

1.Hurrying to finish a project before the deadline ?

2, Hanging around the house:avoiding work?

3.Learning as much as possible ?

4. Reading voraciously for hours at a time ?

Looking for Spontaneous Responses.

Each of the first 12 bright ink-slingers
to EMAIL a Correct Response to
Gabriella will receive
Speedy Gonzalez's Award of 1000 Gps
#2
Number 2
No. 2: Hanging around the house avoiding work.
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WINTER WORDS QUIZ

What are the dots on the die called ?
Must Select Spontaneously *Bird*
The first 10 of our bright ink slingers
who make the Correct Selection will receive
Speedy Gonzolez Awards: 1000 Gps
This is just the beginning *Think*

die Spots ?
die Points ?
die Pips ?
I'm sayin' die Pips.
and...wishing you a happy happy New Year!!!
die Points
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WINTER WORDS QUIZ
His habit for waking up late and his sloppy work were evidence of his __________ attitude.
Eponymous
Eschew
Lackadaisical
Rubiginous
Play Now

Must Select Spontaneously *Bird*
The first 10 of our bright ink-slingers
who make the Correct Selection will receive
Speedy Gonzolez Award: 1000 Gps
lackadaisical.
It`s the word of my life Crissy *Laugh*
Lackadaisical
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#3 WINTER WORDS QUIZ

Billy never voices his opinion during a debate
because he is a _________.*Geek* *RollEyes* *Rolling* *GoLucky*

Select an answer:
Mnemonic
Bellwether
Motte

WINNING WORD: Milquetoast

Must Select Spontaneously*Bird*
The first 12 of our bright ink-slingers
who make the Correct Selection will receive
Speedy Gonzolez Awards: 1000 Gps

Respond: *Down*Comment *Down*

WINNERS:

Jay O'Toole
🌓 HuntersMoon
QueenOwl ~ A New Day Dawns
TaH2o
Cinn
Connieann is blogging again
Rudy the red nosed lawyer
Kate Writes 2020
Carly - Happy New Year!
Schnujo Loves WdC!
Medie
Sunnie


Milquetoast
OK, late to the party I see... *Laugh*

Since "wimp" wasn't on the list, I'll go with Milquetoast *Rolling*
Milquetoast