Monday Mayhem – Passionate advocacy: A calling for change

Help me to invoke the wisdom of those who have come before me and the wisdom of those I am here to lead. When I started thinking about Passionate Advocacy and what that means two questions came to mind. Where can you bring more love to your life? What needs to be cleared away for…

Monday Mayhem – Breaking the glass ceiling and spilling tea

Last week I posted this article about tea on my Facebook page. According to the article for the English, “poor women drinking tea, might threaten the wholesome diet of British peasants, overturn hierarchies and be at the root of a secret revolutionary society.” For the Irish, “Tea was a waste of time and money, luring…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – So You Want To Be An Activist?

You‘re mad. I‘m mad. We are all fucking mad. The world seems to have gone mad. What do you do when the world goes mad? You stand for something; you start in your little part of the world and create stability and reason so you and those around you can gain your footing. And once…

Monday Mayhem – A prayer for justice

Give us the grace, oh universe, to answer readily the call of social justice and community building and proclaim to all people the Good News of our rising, that we and the whole world may perceive the glory of our marvelous works; who lives and reigns with you and the spirit of love, one love,…

Monday Mayhem – New Year! New Introduction!

New Year! New Introduction! Honestly, I just wanted to share with you this AMAZING FB live I did today! You can just click on that picture to go watch it! I love all of you! It’s Monday! Raise some hell y’all, Dr. Melissa Bird

Monday Mayhem – Shushed by the patriarchy

Holy crapola! Two nights ago I had the most vivid dream! I dreamt that everywhere I tried to go I got stopped. I had huge meetings and presentations and I was blocked every step of the way. Getting lost. Clothes snagging on hooks. Couches in front of doorways. It was a WEIRD night! I shared…