Holy Heretic Devotional – Jan. 30, 2017-Sheros and Heroes

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HOLY HERETIC DEVOTIONAL – JAN. 30, 2017 – SHEROES & HEROES: ARTISTS

Compiled by Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center Assistant Director, Reiki Master, and Psychic Kali Meister

You can tell how smart people are by what they laugh at.” ~ Tina Fey

Tina Fey was the head writer for the television show Saturday Night Live from 1999 to 2006. During her time at SNL she wrote groundbreaking feminist humor that featured strong female characters that are realistic and relatable. She is best known for her time on Weekend Update and her spot on impression of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.

Fey’s charity work includes support of Autism Speaks, an organization that sponsors autism research. In April 2008, she participated in Night of Too Many Stars, a comedy benefit show for autism education.

Fey is also a supporter of Mercy Corps a global relief and development organization, in their campaign to end world hunger. Fey narrated a video for Mercy Corps’s Action Center in New York City, describing hunger as a symptom of many wider world problems. She also supports the Love Our Children USA organization, which fights violence against children, who named her among their Mothers Who Make a Difference, in 2009. She was the 2009 national spokesperson for the Light the Night Walk which benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Today’s Action: In this time when everything feels so heavy it is important that we remember just what makes us laugh. Make an effort to find something funny in this world and indulge in some laughter.

Today’s Sharing: Share your stories of what you find funny with us on the Holy Heretic Facebook page at facebook.com/holyhereticzine.

** Don’t forget your gratitude journal at the back of your print edition of HolyHeretic!

To learn more about becoming a member of the Fellowship of Heretics and receiving our print daily devotional guide each month, visit http://www.mercyjunction.org/fellowship-of-heretics

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