“I don’t think there is anything as powerful as an active heart. And the activists I know possess this powerful beating heart of change. They do not fear the wisdom of emotion, but embody it.”
—-Terry Tempest Williams
I saw that art is not peripheral, beauty is not optional, but a strategy for survival.
How do we take our anger and transform it into sacred rage? How do we create a language that opens the heart instead of closing it, a language that creates community rather than divides it? To bear witness is not a passive act. It’s an act of consequence that leads to consciousness. It matters. I am curious. I want to know why.
I have found my voice on the page repeatedly when a question seized my throat and would not allow me to sleep.
The Goliad County case is the latest in a string of hotly contested challenges the EPA has faced in recent years as officials try to balance the drive to tap new sources of energy with the need to preserve water for future use in a changing climate.