Saturday Soup February 16, 2013

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Lots of music vibes in this week’s Saturday Soup! With the Grammy Awards last weekend and this week marking a year since Whitney’s death, I guess it’s inevitable.  Dig in! Soup time! I’m loving this musical tribute to Whitney Houston by Chrisette Michele on the first anniversary of Nippy’s death.  Jeff Goins goes in on fame vs. success in … Read More


Saturday Soup – February 9, 2013

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 Stay warm and safe, you guys in the Northeast USA!  A winter storm is the perfect setting for some good Saturday Soup. Ah, let’s see what ingredients we can add to the pot this week… *rummages in Internet pantry*  Voila! Soup time! I adore this video’s unique take on first-world problems, as narrated by Haitians.  Sure makes … Read More


Saturday Soup – February 2, 2013

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 Saturday Soup time again.  And just in time to warm us up from all of this snow, wind, and below-freezing temperatures.  Winter, get away!   Oh yeah, go Ravens!  😆 Soup time! Newly minted Secretary of State John Kerry takes a (well-needed) swing at Iran for its imprisonment of an American Christian pastor. Trinidadian writer … Read More


Saturday Soup – January 26, 2013

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We had a short work week after MLK Day.  Time to add some fresh ingredients to today’s Saturday Soup! Soup time! Video of the week:  As we come to the end of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, this succinct, graphics-laden description of  modern-day slavery by Free the Slaves is worth a look.  Record-setter of the week:  Worship leader Chris Tomlin … Read More


Saturday Soup – January 19, 2013

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Time to give the Saturday Soup pot a good stir.  Dig in! Soup time! Graphic of the week:  The boob tube has been selling us a bill of goods.  Buyer beware! Blog post of the week:  Uncommon Chick gets to the heart of information addiction in this very useful post.  I’m Alison, and I’m an … Read More


Saturday Soup – January 12, 2013

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 My first full week of work in 2013 has ended.  Lord knows some Saturday Soup is in order! Soup time! Two thumbs up of the week:  To German-Ghanian footballer Kevin-Prince Boateng for walking off the field because of the racist chants against him (yes, in 2013) by nuts fans of the opposing team. SMH (shaking my head) … Read More


Saturday Soup – New Year, New Soup!

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Welcome to the first edition of Saturday Soup, Embrace the Struggle’s roundup of things bright and beautiful on the Interwebs this week.  And what better time to begin than in January, National Soup Month! Growing up back home in the Caribbean, Saturday soup was a meal worth salivating over. My grandma would throw everything in … Read More