In November, I was delighted to be the guest speaker for "Women, Chocolate and the Arts"—the annual fundraiser for Mary and Martha's Place in Atlanta, a women's spiritual organization. Over 100 guests had a marvelous time at this festive event! (It was covered in the winter issue of Season magazine; click the link and see page 55.)
My presentation, "From Downton Abbey to Royal Weddings: Our Search for Beauty and Order in a Chaotic World," was a collection of personal stories and musings on beauty, ritual, femininity, kindness, and a bit of stardust! Here are a few quotes I shared with the audience during my presentation....enjoy!
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It is the source of all true art and science.
Beauty will save the world.
To see beauty is to see light.
Kindness is my religion.
~His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Violence flourishes unchecked, when the feminine withdraws.
This world needs the feminine now, more than ever.
Nothing changes the environment like one person deciding to love another, no matter what.
~Neale Donald Walsch
Be humble for you are made of earth.
Be noble for you are made of stars.
~ancient Serbian proverb