The entrance to Hogsmeade is in downtown Birmingham! Look at this magical tree..
The March across the Edmund Pettus Bridge was extremely moving and powerful. We can’t wait to share more with you. We’ll post more tonight on our way home!
A pilgrimage is a ritual journey with a hallowed purpose. Every step along the way has meaning. The pilgrim knows that life giving challenges will emerge. A pilgrimage is not a vacation; it is a transformational journey during which significant change takes place. New insights are given. Deeper understanding is attained. New and old placesContinue reading “What is a Pilgrimage?”
Madison and I started the day out with a walk through downtown. This is a commemoration to the Children’s March.
Today as we honored the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery, we thought about the things that call us to action. What do you March for?
Learn more about the spiritual journey happening down here in Birmingham, Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama by visiting Living Legacy Pilgramage. Madison and I are leaving the hotel early to go visit the 16th St. Bapist Church that was bombed during the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham. Then, we will be leaving for Selma, which isContinue reading “Living Legacy Pilgramage”
Selfie with all our WBUUC members here in Birmingham, Alabama. Do you see anyone you know in this photo? We’re all getting super excited about tomorrow’s events. The busses and carpools leave bright and early at 8 AM, so we’re all heading to bed to be well rested.
The Arch in St. Louis, Missouri. The Gateway to the West. Seven driving hours left until we reach Birmingham, Alabama, where we will be staying while we are here for the march in Selma.
From Pat Mitchell, civil rights activist from the 1960s: Found your blog. Your trek gives me the shivers. I think of how fortunate I was, to participate in such an important movement, to see changes in our society, but never paid the price of jail or beatings. It also is such pain to see theContinue reading “Quote to connect the past to the present:”
Saturday, March 7th is the 50th anniversary of what’s known as Bloody Sunday. People were denied the right to vote based on the color of their skin. They decided to peacefully protest for their rights. Unfortunately, the police and some other townspeople did not like this, and attacked the peaceful protesters. A lot of peopleContinue reading “Bloody Sunday”