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“…We absolutely need light: the light of social movements (‘I’ve got the light of freedom’), the light of hope (‘facing a rising sun/of a new day begun’), the light of spirit (‘this little light of mine/I’m gonna let it shine’).” ~Robin D. G. Kelly

“Tomorrow may never appear/You better hold this very moment, very close to you, [right now!]/Very close to you [right now]/So close to you, Soooooo clooose to you, [your moment in history is…Now!]/Don’t be afraid, to let it shine…” ~Mos Def

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.” ~Marianne Williamson

More by Bec Young

Posts by Bec Young

Honoring Sitting Bull

Honoring Sitting Bull

December 15, 2013

“My friends! Be strong…because me, I am nothing…” (Sitting Bull’s song, according to Cedric Good House.) Today is a great day to honor the life of Tatanaka Iyotake, popularly known…

Honoring Henry Morgentaler

Honoring Henry Morgentaler

May 30, 2013

A stalwart advocate of reproductive choice, Doctor Henry Morgentaler worked as an abortion doctor and activist since the 1960’s. Despite threats, protests, attacks, shooting, firebombs, arrest and imprisonment, Morgentaler took…