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SPIRITUALITY IN MULTI-FAITH POETRY

interfaith circleCreative 360 and Shona Siddiqui invite you to step into the hearts and minds of poets past and present from the world’s major religious traditions. Experience an evening of moving poetry that will highlight common beliefs, inspire a connection with the divine, and draw you toward a higher power. Friday, January 27, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Admission is $5. Please pre-register by calling 989-837-1885 or online at becreative360.org.

Go in peace, live in peace,
my Christian child, my Jewish child,
my Muslim child, my Hindu child,
my Buddhist child, my Islamic child.
(Excerpted from Go in Peace, Live in Peace by Robert Gresak, South Africa)

Shona Siddiqui is an activist, organizer and teacher. She taught ESL in Canada and was an English Instructor at an exclusive women’s college in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Shona and her husband Ray Lucina have been engaged in community education and interfaith activities since coming to Midland in 2001. They will jointly lead a workshop at Creative 360 in February and March called The Five Pillars: An Introduction to the Essential Teachings of Islam.

 

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