LOVE IS CONCRETE

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Samhain, community, and drinking from the well

Last night Annie and I attended a beautiful Samhain celebration at the St Peter and Paul Episcopal Church, along with some other Bridgers. It was a wonderfully welcoming and enriching affair, consisting of food, drink, drumming, storytelling, and a liturgy to end the evening. The Rector, Kurt, talked a bit about the significance of Samhain (pronounced SOW-in): it's the beginning of winter, the "thin time" where resources are thin and also thin is the veil between worlds--a time where we can… Continue

Added by Freeflyingsoul on November 22, 2009 at 10:26am — 2 Comments

Treading

OK, so here I am at Love is Concrete, and I'm racking my brain for something to contribute and I've got nothing.



Oh, sure, I'll bet sooner or later some song or poem or musing or artwork will occur to me, and I'll be able to post it, but at the deeper level I just. . .sincerely doubt my ability to really contribute anything to the cause of CONCRETE LOVE.



'Cause folks, it ain't no joke. This thing that we're aiming for on LiC is the real fucking deal, the change in… Continue

Added by Freeflyingsoul on January 15, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

SOMETHING TO PONDER..

“There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract but not for the concrete.” - Helen Keller

“Love, like truth and beauty, is concrete. Love is not fundamentally a sweet feeling; not, at heart, a matter of sentiment, attachment, or being "drawn toward." Love is active, effective, a matter of making reciprocal and mutually beneficial relation with one's friends and enemies. Love creates righteousness, or justice, here on earth. To make love is to make justice. As advocates and activists for justice know, loving involves struggle, resistance, risk.” - Carter Heyward

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