Thursday, December 15, 2016

Shoulders

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December 15, 2016

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Shoulders

Child, give me your hand that I may walk in the light of your faith in me.

- Hannah Kahn -

Shoulders

In his moving creation, Kindred's Artist-in-Residence, Daniel Sperry gives voice and music to Naomi Shihab Nye's poem, "Shoulders", a poem that speaks "directly to the connection between what we do as parents and the prospect of living in a world where we take care of each other in that same careful, and tender way." Sperry's transcendent work connects with and inspires those "on the quest ...to raise a family, in the most conscious and creative way we can." { read more }

Be The Change

Consider the image of a man crossing the street with a child on his shoulder, tenderly sheltering the child from the rain as he checks for traffic. Can you see yourself in both the child and the man? As you interact with people today, try to bring that tender image to mind, considering everyone you meet as if they were marked-- Sensitive Cargo, "Fragile. Handle with care."


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