Happy World Introvert Day! January 2 is marked as an unofficial day for introverts. It is not only recognized as a day for introverts to spend time in amazing solitude, particularly after the busy holiday season, but it is also a day to bring recognition as to what it means to be an introvert.
Society doesn’t really appreciate the quiet minds and thoughtful thinkers. People need to realize that sometimes you can find your best self within solitude and peacefulness. So here are some great quotes displaying why introverts are so important today (and every day):
Today is National Writing Day! Here are some great quotes that will push you to pick up that pen and start writing: Continue reading “National Writing Day: Let’s Start Writing!”
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s theme is:
Ten Books That Feature Characters ____________: Examples: Ten books that feature black main characters, characters who hold interesting jobs, characters who have a mental illness, characters that are adopted, characters that play sports, etc, etc. Can’t wait to see what you all come up with!
Instead of doing this theme, I thought, to commemorate the celebration of Banned Books Week, I’ll list the top ten best banned/challenged books that everyone should read. Reading is such an amazing privilege. Let us not tarnish it by censoring our freedom to read:
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Reason why it was banned/challenged: In 2010, Wesley Scroggins, an associate professor at Missouri State University, refer to book as “soft porn” and should be removed from the school curriculum.
Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.”
It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
-Anne Frank, from The Diary of Anne Frank