"Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food." - The Patron Saint of Prostitutes
Frida Kahlo 1907-1954, 47 yrs "At the end of the day we can endure much more than we think we can." Cyoacán, Mexico Painter. Portraitess. Activist.
Hildegard von Bingen 1098-1179, 81 yrs "We cannot live in a world that is not our own, in a world that is interpreted to us by others. An interpreted world is not a home. Part of the terror is to take back our own listening, to use our own voice, to see our own light." … Continue reading Hildegard Claims True Home
“The way to right a wrong is to turn the light of truth upon them.” –Ida B. Wells 1862-1932 Investigative Journalist. Writer. Newspaper Editor. Suffragist. Sociologist. Feminist. Civil Rights Leader/Activist. Teacher. Public Speaker. A Founding Member of the NAACP. Mother.