Words Which I Command Are Immortal

“Though only breath, words which I command are immortal,” wrote Sappho almost 3000 years ago, and since we are reading them all these millennia later, I would say that she was right. Words not only endure, however, but also transform, move our spirits forward, and fly us to realms and into universes and ways of… Continue reading Words Which I Command Are Immortal

Tanya Tagaq Sings with the Voice of Gaia

Tanya Tagaq sings with the voice of Gaia. She is an Inuit throat singer and much more with award-winning albums, including the recently released Animism. Her music isn’t sweet or pretty by mainstream musical standards. Her Gaia isn’t the tall, blonde, lithe, blossom-crowned Gaia that so often is the way Earth is depicted, but the… Continue reading Tanya Tagaq Sings with the Voice of Gaia

The Seven Summits Women: Together We Reach Higher

On December 23, 2014, four young Nepalese women of the Seven Summits Women Team reached the summit of Mt. Vinson Massif, the highest peak in Antarctica. This was the final climb in their goal to scale the highest mountains in each of the seven continents, a goal reached by only 350 people, including 51 women,… Continue reading The Seven Summits Women: Together We Reach Higher

ANGELIQUE KIDJO: QUEEN OF AFRICAN MUSIC AND HUMANITARIAN, ADVOCATE, AND ACTIVIST

Beninoise singer-songwriter-humanitarian-advocate-activist Angelique Kidjo has been called by London’s Daily Telegraph “The undisputed queen of African Music.” She has won Grammy awards. She has recorded numerous albums since 1991 and her music is influenced by traditional African music, jazz, Afropop, reggae, gospel, Latin music and more. She has served as an ambassador for UNICEF for… Continue reading ANGELIQUE KIDJO: QUEEN OF AFRICAN MUSIC AND HUMANITARIAN, ADVOCATE, AND ACTIVIST