Light and Belonging
Tribe of Light,
As days are filled with greater sunshine & warmth, we build to solstice. The day of highest light. Let us begin now to set the platform for the radiance that wants to burst forth from within. Ask yourself... What lights up your heart? Where can you seek more wholeness? How can you shine more fully?
Gather in community over the next two weeks with guest leaders Peri Jill & Melissa Thorndill to enhance YOUR light! Yoga, meditation, intention, service, song, & dance all stoke the fire within & allow your light to radiate more brightly than that even of our glorious sun. As Rupi Kaur says, "I do not want to have you fill the empty parts of me. I want to be full on my own. I want to be so complete I could light a whole city, and then I want to have you. Cause, the two of us combined could set it on fire."
You just gotta show up and do your work! Grab your mat, your friends, and get ready to catch fire!
Love & light,
Let's celebrate & DO GOOD!
Ongoing event! UPDATED NEEDS:
We are collecting donated goods for Dégagé! The list will change as the season does, so check in often to see what the new needs are. Please bring the following to a Wednesday gathering if you are able *please note, all items must be new*:
Current needs - Body wash (can be large bottles), rain ponchos, and belts!
Local Food Systems Fair -FREE
When: Thursday, May 31, 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Grand Rapids Children's Museum
What: In partnership with Kids Food Basket, come learn about all the food resources available in our community.
Wildlife Rehab Center Annual Spring/Summer Clean
When: Sat & Sun, June 9&10- 10am-5pm
Where: Wildlife Rehab Center- 1504 Union Ave NE
What: Please join us for our Annual Spring Clean event! Babies have arrived and we have a lot of cleaning and organizing to do! Lunch will be provided as our thanks for helping hands!
Relax at Rosa Parks Circle With May Erlewine- FREE
When: Thursday, June 14- Noon-1:30pm
Where: Rosa Parks Circle
What: FREE lunchtime music featuring May Erlewine, Max Lockwood & Michael Shimmin
Grand River Water Festival- FREE
When: Saturday, June 23, Noon-10pm
Where: Riverside Park, Boat Launch #2
What: This not-to-be-missed FREE event features some of Michigan's finest folk, bluegrass, blues, klezmer, and roots music, featuring headliner Grammy-award winner Peter Madcat Ruth. In between bands are short informational presentations on environmental issues. Vendors, yoga, beer, food, music, and community!
“Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you. Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion. Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” ~ Rumi
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