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TRUTH & THE LIVING SOUL: AN EVENING WITH MICHAEL MEADE
November 8 @ 7:00 pm
TRUTH & THE LIVING SOUL:
AN EVENING WITH MICHAEL MEADE
THURSDAY, NOV 8TH 7:00 PM
VASHON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Truth & the Living Soul
An Evening with Michael Meade
Michael Meade, renowned mythologist, storyteller, and author brings his unique blend of timeless and timely tales, unifying songs and unique perspectives on the issues of the day to his hometown of Vashon Island with Truth & the Living Soul, an event at the Vashon United Methodist Church on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7:00 pm Tickets for the evening are $15 and are available at www.mosaicvoices.org .
The evening will highlight some of the themes from Meade’s newest book, Awakening the Soul, which explores the impact of great cultural and environmental upheaval on the human soul. Delving into territories including the loss of truth and meaning, collective anxiety, and feelings of despair and helplessness, Meade directs attention to the need for an awakening of individuals to address the collective problems of the modern world. Novelist, poet and activist Alice Walker says of the new book “I am amazed at the high quality of love he imparts to a love starved, deeply fractured humanity. He challenges us to go deeper into the cracks and crevices of our lives to grow a self that remains upright and of service to a tragically troubled world.”
The Truth & the Living Soul event is part of Meade’s 2018-2019 book tour which will include events along the west coast, the southwest and Canada. It is an evening of profound ideas, a soulful and mythological view of current affairs and a resounding collective call to find unity and wholeness in this time of conflict and confusion. At a time when the current culture is struggling with a loss of truth, the evening is a reminder that meaning is essential to the human soul and the current loss of meaning and denial of truth imperils the heart and soul of human culture. Meade shows how soul can be recovered and people can learn to “live in truth,” which involves the vitality of the soul, the core powers of imagination, and the ancient inheritance of humanity. It is these changes at the level of the individual soul that can generate the collective energy needed to change the conditions of the world.
All proceeds from ticket and book sales support Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, a non-profit focused on creating community through events involving artists, activists, community builders, healers, and spiritual teachers working in inspired ways to develop cross-cultural alliances, mentoring relationships, and community healing. Michael Meade’s weekly podcast, Living Myth, books and essays are all available at mosaicvoices.org
Michael Meade, D.H.L., is a scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. His writing combines compelling storytelling, street-savvy perceptiveness and spellbinding interpretations of timeless myths. Meade is the founder of Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, author of The Genius Myth, Fate and Destiny, Why the World Doesn’t End, The Water of Life, and co-editor of The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart.
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