Rosa Parks stayed seated. Richard Loving married his black pregnant girlfriend in Virginia in the 50’s. Martin Luther King marched and developed a peaceful call for change. There is something they have in common that they all did not do. They did not remain a victim to their circumstances. They rose to the occasion, and did what was right in their heart. Rosa Parks was an American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of the freedom movement”. Richard and Mildred Loving landed in jail in the 50’s for being an interracial couple and marrying-Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1, is a landmark civil rights decision of the United States Supreme Court, which invalidated laws prohibiting interracial marriage, changing the law of the land (Now a major motion picture called ‘Loving’. Martin Luther King was an activist and leader of the African American Civil Rights Movement.

You and I have a choice at this fork in the road that spans before us at this momentous time in history. We have all suffered pain and are wounded in some way from our own personal losses. If we choose the path of least resistance, where we make ourselves smaller, fretting and worrying about the state of affairs of life, and quiet our voices, we remain shrouded behind the thin scab and shadow of our wounds—and become the victim in the story of our life. If we choose another path, one that requires bravery, the unknown, with a mix of audacious daunting, we step out of the dark, into the light of our heart’s desire, and become the creator of our story.

Join us at the Healing Matrix Tour for a personalized blueprint of your own Hero’s Journey and learn how taking the road less traveled will empower and inspire you and others. Make your own story and change the history of your life today!

New Renaissance Bookshop December 17, 2-4pm. Call to RSVP Phone: (503) 224-4929