“One Billion Rising is an appreciation, amplification and an escalation. When One Billion bodies rise and dance on 14 February 2013, we will join in solidarity, purpose and energy and shake the world into a new consciousness. Dancing insists we take up space. It has no set direction but we go there together. It’s dangerous, joyous, sexual, holy, disruptive. It breaks the rules. It can happen anywhere at anytime with anyone and everyone. It’s free. No corporation can control it. It joins us and pushes us to go further. It’s contagious and it spreads quickly. It’s of the body. It’s transcendent.” – Eve Ensler
I loved that she gave her kids homegrown vegetables and big glasses of sugary processed Kool-Aid right alongside. That is my favorite kind of integrated person. Some of each thing and not too much of any one.
– Gabrielle Hamilton, Blood, Bones & Butter
With a profession that capitalizes on human relationships called fundraising, I at times think about the many layers of self that come out and project onto different people as different images, depending on circumstances, contexts, and the other person’s beliefs and expectations of the whole me. How does one remain professional and authentic?