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This is What it Looks Like: Snapshots of Us in Reflction (offline)

Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Manju Rajendran, Isabell Moore
Date Published: 
January 01, 2008
    What do you look like when you're thriving, or most in touch with the divine? How does your spiritual practice or religion ground your movement work, or keep you strong for the struggle? We asked a handful of folks working for social justice to respond to these questions. Many were surprised: who, me? Yeah, you who woke up this morning with your mind stayed on liberation. Many brave visionaries sent us snapshots of themselves and words about how spirituality or religion informs their revolutionary vision and action. And while their visions are expansive we have collected a kaleidescope of glimpses. How can revolutionaries sustain hope? How do we deepen compassion, or maintain discipline on our various journeys? How can you open and sing your whole self in movement? Add your vision to this collage at This is what it looks like.

To read the rest of this article, please purchase issue #27: Collective Soul: Religion and the Left