Today we honor and hold up the powerful people in our families and histories - mother, fathers, women, men, people who teach us that sometimes life requires difficult decisions and much compassion. We celebrate not perfection or purity, but courageous love and deep self-acceptance. What makes someone holy?

• Bridge Over Troubled Water, Simon and Garfunkel
o Central Park Concert (YouTube) youtube.com/watch?v=C-PNun-Pfb4
o About (wiki) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridge_over_Troubled_Water_(song)
o Lyrics bit.ly/10ksg1a
• Saving Paradise, Brock and Parker savingparadise.net/
• “We must use what we have to invent what we desire” Adrienne Rich lambdaliterary.org/features/03/29/adrienne-rich-send-something-back/
• Credo of a Passionate Skeptic, Adrienne Rich english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/m_r/rich/onlineessays.htm

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