Just three days after the New York Post’s brazenly racist cartoon managed to slip past all editorial checkpoints to subtly (or grossly) depict the nation’s first Black president as a rabid chimp gunned down by NY’s finest, the online Opinion section of NYTimes ran an article on race.
Essays by Rev. angel Kyodo williams
Negotiating relationships of any kind–with God, Country or Lover–is a tempermental and intensely personal affair. I admit I don’t feel left out of those nasty divorces in which the state gets to have a say in who gets to keep everything from the cars to couches to kids.
“…we are embarking upon a new year, a new era, and a strange, new hopefulness that real people, tired of being polarized by fear, hate and separation, can organize for hope, progress and change. And together, our collective will can make a difference.”
It seems like the next place to go is to the next verses [from the Yoga Sutras]. Just to give you a
Each of you is here during what is known as the practice period, a 27-day
period during which people take on the choiceful effort of fine-tuning their
So the hopefully enticing quote on our flyers is from Patanjali’s
Yoga Sutra, Book One, Verse 21, “For those who seek liberation
wholeheartedly, liberation is near.”
She who is centered in the Way
can go where she wishes, without danger.
She perceives the universal harmony,
New York City — September 11-12, 2001 The devastation of this day is staggering beyond measure. We have all heard the radio, watched the television with our mouths gaping in […]