Love is Love. Quiet colors of Jazz, with moments of R&B, Soul and Reggae. 12 Love songs just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Drums – Swiss Chris (John Legend, India.Arie)
Bass – Lonnie Plaxico (Cassandra Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie)
Piano – Onaje Allen Gumbs (Woody Shaw, Betty Carter)
Guitar – Marcelo Cardozo
Flute – Yael Acher
Strings – Tona Brown and Aida String Quartet
Co-Produced – John F. Adams (Phyllis Hyman, Harry Belafonte)
Mastering – Robert Honablue (Roberta Flack, Miles Davis)
I repeat your name like a sacred mantra
An invocation of the Soul
Incense burns my senses
Candlelights the circle way
An alter to the Word
A pathway to the Gods
Slowly I feel your essence building
I taste the sweetness, hear the rain
Chakras open from root to head
Light flows through me, attracting, pulling, manifesting
“Real Talk on Spirituality & Community”
The terms “spirituality” and “community” have different meanings to different people. We live in a time where some people identify as “spiritual but not religious”, “religious but not dogmatic” or “believers in the universe and nature of all things”. A beloved member of The Peoples Monastery, Erik, identifies communication where folk get raw, deep and honest as “Real Talk”.
We are hosting a ritual conversation where we can come together to explore these issues in a very truthful and personable way. In this time of economic challenges, the loss of loved ones, racial, gender and age discrimination, let’s gather in the spirit of healing for a change.
So come and hang out with us on a Saturday afternoon whether it’s your first time or you’re a regular.
The Peoples Monastery provides a safe space where all are welcome. This is a place for urban and nature dwellers alike. It truly is a circle.
~ ~ LOCATION ~ ~
240 East 53rd Street
(b/w 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
New York, NY 10022
*Enter Through Quest Book Shop*
~ $7 Suggested Donation ~
Feel free to bring a dish, dessert or treat as this is a Potluck gathering. You can also just bring you, as that will be a great gift too! :~)
Saturday, March 15th, 2014
A collaboration with CONNECT focusing on domestic/interpersonal violence and gender justice.
Saturday, April 19th, 2013
A collaboration with Ilera’s DeShannon Bowens on
Sexuality & Spirituality
All Circle Sessions are from 2:30 to 5:00 PM