Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.
– Martin Luther King Jr.
Years ago, when visiting the Museum of Tolerance, I witnessed a re-enactment that has continued to grip me. In a pre-Holocaust setting, it portrayed a German man seeking to reassure a terrified Jewish woman by saying, don’t worry, there are too many good Germans who would never let anything bad happen. It was chilling.
Innocence is a naturally occurring state. Naïveté is not. It occurs when something unresolved in our history limits our perception of reality. It can cause under-estimation of a threat.
We must cherish innocence, while doing the necessary personal inner work to not be naïve.
Living Ubuntu, its project, Living Vegan, its partner, United Nations Association of Orange County, and the alliance, Orange County for Climate Action have all signed on to participate in the upcoming Saturday, January 21, Women’s March on Washington – Orange County. You are invited to join us. We will meet at 8:45am – sharp! at a big tree near the corner of French and 4th Street just prior to the 9:00a event start time. Carpooling and use of public transportation are strongly encouraged.
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Thank you for your generous, ongoing support of our efforts.
In the spirit of Ubuntu,
Barbara English, LMFT, CBT, TRE® Certification Trainer
Co-founder and Executive Director, Living Ubuntu
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[Ubuntu] n. We belong to the greater whole.
Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE®)- Group Shake
Thursday, January 19, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Women’s March on Washington – Orange County
Saturday, January 21 9:00am – 1:00pm
Intro to Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE®) – new! time to register!
Wednesday, January 25, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Orange County for Climate Action: 1st Tuesday of the month – 6:30pm
Plant Powered OC Workshop: 1st Wednesday of the month – 6pm
TRE® Group Shake: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month – 4pm