Transcript: Cole Arthur Riley: Contemplation for me is a certain commitment to paying attention to the Divine in all things. So in one’s interior world, as well… Read more “Sacred Attention | A Conversation with Cole Arthur Riley”
TRANSCRIPT: Dr. Kimberly D. Russaw: …here I’m even thinking about people who could have been part of important movements. For me, whether it’s the suffrage movement, whether it’s the… Read more “The Unnamed Mystics | A Conversation with Dr. Kimberly D. Russaw”
How am I willing to be changed by what I encounter in the mystery?
“Love is the call on our lives. And it’s a fierce call, a fierce love. And I believe that if we could speak more about that we could build a revolution that included people of faith and people of no faith.”
Transcript: DAVELYN HALL: I don’t think I can say that I am a mystic without being connected to community. So I can’t say that for me. I… Read more “Speaking Down Barriers | A Conversation with Poet Davelyn Hill”
Transcript: Dr Angela Parker: I don’t often think about contemplative actions going together. But what does contemplative action look like among people where the breath of God… Read more “Breathing Mysticism | A Conversation with Dr. Angela N. Parker”
“being a contemplative doesn’t mean that you escape society, or you escape the world, but that you find a place to anchor yourself firmly first of all, and then secondarily, take care of those things in the ways in which you need to take care of them.”
I never want anybody to feel like if you can’t be in the street protesting then you’re not a quote-unquote true activist. No! Activism first starts in the heart. And when you determine in your heart, that what you are seeing in our world should not be, you cannot let it stand, then out of your heart can come the kinds of actions and activities and words that will help move the movement forward.
Dr. Lerita Coleman Brown has retired as Distinguished Professor Emerita of Psychology at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA. Now, in addition to her academic work, she has pursued… Read more “Fresh Courage: A Conversation with Dr. Lerita Coleman Brown”
“I long for the day we don’t need food pantries and we don’t need Black Lives Matter protest to state the obvious. Black Lives Matter and people should be fed and not hungry in the richest country in the world.”