I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.
Molecular biology has routinely taken problematic things under its wing without altering core ideas.
Only by learning to live in harmony with your contradictions can you keep it all afloat.
I’m a dilettante. My governing word is ‘curiosity.’
When we create out of our experiences, as feminists of color, women of color, we have to develop those structures that will present and circulate our culture.
Pray to God that your attachment to such transitory things as wealth, name, and creature comforts may become less and less every day.
I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change.
Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone.
Bondage is of the mind; freedom too is of the mind. If you say ‘I am a free soul. I am a son of God who can bind me’ free you shall be.
But the question is a matter of the survival and the teaching. That’s what our work comes down to. No matter where we key into it, it’s the same work, just different pieces of ourselves doing it.