This is an email from OHF Weekly, a newsletter by Our Human Family.
A Special Announcement . . .
Like its online counterpart, OHF Magazine celebrates equality and embraces the diversity of human experience by showcasing the inherent humanity of all people regardless of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, faith choice, age, physical ability, economic means, or anything that would divide our human family.
Issue 1 is a thirty-six-page stylish journal focusing on unity across differences and packed with compelling stories and stunning visuals to connect with our readers on more tangible level. A limited number of issues are available, so access your copy now.
A November to Remember
November 2019 will go down in the record books for several reasons, not only because of the historic California wildfires or the current impeachment hearings. Upon review of this month’s Our Human Family articles, the reasons to remember this November are more than obvious. Before that next slice of sweet potato pie or sip of pumpkin spice latte, curl up with these literary works for a refreshing survey of the world in which we live.
“2019 Ultimate Thanksgiving How-To Guide” by Eric Griggs
If you missed Eric Griggs’s tome to all that is Thanksgiving, you missed a treat. His annually updated guide to pulling off une riche récolte is a keeper. (Tip: bookmark this opus for Christmas! You don’t want to lose track of it.)
“The Flawed Psychology of the Middle-Aged Conservative White Male” by Erik Deckers
Author, humorist, and celebrated former Kerouac House writer-in-residence Erik Deckers hits all cylinders with this hilarious and insightful article about the inner workings of the MACWM (middle-aged conservative white male). Strap yourselves in. This article is a wild ride from beginning to side-splitting end.
“I Have Some Pretty Cool Stuff in My Life . . .” by Jack Herlocker
First-time Our Human Family writer and Medium stalwart Jack Herlocker shares a few things for which he’s grateful. (Just know, that his list has a decided theme to it. And that’s okay.)
“Mom’s Cousin Told a Racist Joke and a Lesson Was Learned” by Glenn Rocess
Glenn Rocess recalls the sweet irony in his antiracist act of resistance shortly after his mother’s death and explains why a little racism between family members is thought to be a good thing.
“My Life: A Balanced Diet of Everything I Need” by Tre L. Loadholt
As part of our month-long series on gratitude, Tre L. Loadholt covers an extensive list of people, experiences, and things — great and small — for which she is grateful.
“Optimism for Our Very Survival” by Adam, Diabetic Cyborg
The first in this month’s series on gratitude: Adam, Diabetic Cyborg’s decision to embrace optimism as a way of life in the face of Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis and Major Depressive Disorder. His article is nothing short of a profile in courage.
“Till Death: Why ‘The Cloud’ Can’t Cut It in a True Crisis” by Cynthia Dagnal-Myron
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron, life-affirming and award-winning former Chicago Sun-Times journalist, strips away all pretense to reveal what’s most important in times of personal crisis.
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