In honor of Women’s History Month I’m going to try something a little different. I’m going to try to post about a different fabulous woman in history every day this month. I’m not sure how much I’ll write, but I’ll at least provide a link. Now I’m a day behind, so I owe two. Here’s my selection for March 1st, one I think should be inspiring and likely someone you’ve never heard of. Tina Strobos lived in The Netherlands during the Nazi occupation. She helped more than a hundred Jews to hide and eventually escape and also supported the resistance. She did so at great personal risk and was repeatedly arrested.

I’ve also selected her because she was an atheist. People often don’t know that atheists aren’t and we don’t worship Satan, we just don’t believe in God. Here is an atheist woman who showed tremendous courage and morality in the face of perhaps the greatest evil known to modern man. She should be an inspiration to everyone, an example that one can be good without God, and an example of a woman showing courage that many powerful men of the time did not.

Tip of the hat to Hemant Mehta

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