Monthly Archives: July 2018

We Meet Again Tour – 22 June 2018

IMG-7627The We Meet Again Tour took a trip to the Village to celebrate Father’s Day, a few days late. It involved a great meal with Sean. And a chance to play with Henrik.

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Purple flowers, Morningside Gardens 33

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The front one had a purple-ish tint in real life.
2 July 2018
Morningside Gardens
Manhattan, New York

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Purple flowers, Morningside Gardens 31

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1 July 2018
Morningside Gardens
Manhattan, New York 

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Purple flowers, Morningside Gardens 32

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1 July 2018
Morningside Gardens
Manhattan, New York

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We Meet Again Tour – 4 July 2018

IMG_7677The tour took a short walk, a couple of blocks uptown, and downhill, to West 125th and Broadway. There it joined Mama Ruby Sales and the Rev. Dr.  Jacqui Lewis, the founding directors of the Vincent and Rosemarie Harding Center for Social and Spiritual Restoration,  for a Mourn-in and Day of Fasting to #EndFamilySeparation.

We gathered outside the Cayuga Center where children separated from their parents at the border are reportedly held during the day.

We called for:
an end to this unjust and cruel separation
a renewal of democracy
the strength to stay on the battlefield of justice until we win

We affirmed that:
God is love
And all who abide in love
Abide in God
And God in us

We proclaimed that:
The walls that they build
To tear us apart
Will never be as strong as
The walls of our hearts
The desert is hot
But we are the rain

#FamiliesBelongTogether
#EndFamilySeparation

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Purple flowers, guest collection #84

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13 June 2018
Austin, Texas
Thanks to my friend Margaret Aymer for the photo.

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