“Wise sister and civil rights organizer, George Friday, once told me that “There are two paces to organizing for change: the speed with which our systems are collapsing and the slow intentional time that is necessary for deep movement building.”
“It was never really about me finding the slow time in other people – it was about slowing down enough to see it within myself. It was about breathing long enough to see that slow time lies at the heart of many people’s survival over time: in the creation, dreaming, reclamation and resistance. It lives in the circles, the gatherings, the prayers and the cups of tea – and if we pause long enough, we’ll hear the call clearly of those who will lead us through a global awakening and collective liberation.” ~ Hénia Belalia for Truthout
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