The Power of Words:Our weekly Unitarian Universalist Fellowship ("UU church") service ends with these words: “Let us carry the light of compassion and commitment to build a better world."
A pledge repeated becomes a mantra and a mantra repeated becomes a vow, a deeply embedded blueprint for how one lives life. Vows coupled with strong emotions construct realities. Vows are not to be taken lightly; they change lives; they change the world.
I am a storyteller and studio and performing artist and I believe that the arts-- particularly story and the performing arts-- holds the greatest potential for healing a troubled and broken world.