Fact: Girl Power is a Thing

By Samantha McKenzie (Sources: U.S. Census Bureau 2013-15; The World Bank Data) There are 7.6 billion people in the world and 3.5 billion are women. 657 million  of us live in China. Another 600 million live in India. 162 million women live in the United States. Our nation’s capital has the largest female population than any…

Honoring Our Seniors. Giving Them Their Flowers Now.

“The elderly pass on history, doctrine, faith and they leave them to us as inheritance,” Pope Francis preached in November 2013. “The wisdom of our grandparents is the inheritance we ought to receive. A people that does not care for its grandparents, that does not respect its grandparents, has no future since it has lost…

How to Help #metoo

Editor’s note: Someone asked me why I thought so many women were coming forward, almost at the same time, to tell their stories about being sexually harassed or raped. The person was puzzled by the sheer numbers and the similarity in stories. He began, like many of us, to form the opinion that this can’t be…