"Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food." - The Patron Saint of Prostitutes
Frida Kahlo 1907-1954, 47 yrs "At the end of the day we can endure much more than we think we can." Cyoacán, Mexico Painter. Portraitess. Activist.
Hildegard Claims True Home
Hildegard von Bingen 1098-1179, 81 yrs "We cannot live in a world that is not our own, in a world that is interpreted to us by others. An interpreted world is not a home. Part of the terror is to take back our own listening, to use our own voice, to see our own light." … Continue reading Hildegard Claims True Home
She feels between-the-lines, of what others do not express. She reads between-the-wines, for what goes unexpressed. She's a feeler of the world, filled with the wealth of inner success.
Ida Turns The Light of Truth
“The way to right a wrong is to turn the light of truth upon them.” –Ida B. Wells 1862-1932 Investigative Journalist. Writer. Newspaper Editor. Suffragist. Sociologist. Feminist. Civil Rights Leader/Activist. Teacher. Public Speaker. A Founding Member of the NAACP. Mother.
I woke up and just knew. Just a few nights before, with my beloved at my side, both looking up into the sky, I said from deep inside, "if it is so, then show up in a shooting star." It did. Just then. Right there. I swear. The words had barely left me. I wished for … Continue reading Ms. Carriage