Each of these stories from Brad are awesome. But the passionate words from Valarie Kaur about revolutionary love moved me to tears and hope. She shares her personal experiences as a grand daughter, mother, and activist about how to love others, love our opponents, and love ourselves.
This week Awesome Stories brings you revolutionary love, interbeing, and warriors of the spirit.
Valarie Kaur delivers a passionate plea for love in her recent TEDWomen Talk. I found her talk incredibly vulnerable and moving. Having experienced racial hate firsthand, Valarie faced many inner battles to emerge as a champion for love as a tool for justice. Her love has been forged in the fire of deep inner work. She defines “revolutionary love” as the choice to love to those who are different, those who oppose us, and ourselves. She believes we need to extend love in all three directions for it to be integrated and sustainable. Her story of how and why she became a love warrior is incredibly moving.
Interbeing Instead of Scale
We don’t create movements; if anything, they create us, arising like swellings in the ocean, the sum of millions of ripples that feed…
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