After everything has been said that can be said, Where are the words to create the future? From what rib shall we be pulled by God to create something all together new? Tired of old bones, old stories and pre-prescribed reconciliation for sins committed before we were even a twinkling strand of DNA in God’s…
Starting with a tea party and silent auction opening at 1:30, followed by live music and Shiloh Sophia McCloud, Palm of Her Hand founder, introducing Alice Walker at 3pm. Hear from Kwomboka Okari, the founder of Margaret Okari Children’s Foundation about her work in Kenya. Then, hear poetry from Alice’s forthcoming book, Hard Times Require Furious Dancing and some Q & A. Followed by dancing in the aisles listening to the music of Lavender Grace. Sound like a good time!? YA! And if you would like, there are limited number of openings to an afterparty and artist’s reception at Electric Rose Gallery, where you can meet Alice and Kwomboka and eat cake and champagne.
This is my feminism.
That I might think the thoughts which I would like to think.
Free from the frames of thinking which I have taken on.
Conscious or unconscious.
An awakened heart happens
when a person is awakened
through compassion to an awareness
of the collective beauty and suffering
I get to enter a conversation in some cosmic way, with you. If you were here I would want to know, how you are feeling about the world right now. How your plans are working out. How our economy and it’s blessings and challenges are changing how you live. I would ask you about your loved ones. Who is happy and who is not doing so good. I would want to know, most of all, about your heart. And what you are doing to nurture it.