The world is holy. We are holy. All life is holy. Daily prayers are delivered on the lips of breaking waves, the whisperings of grasses, the shimmering of leaves. --Terry Tempest Williams

Beauty Feeds A Different Kind of Hunger

Beauty Feeds A Different Kind of Hunger

Mar 22, 2014-- A fifth-generation Mormon and author of numerous books whose subjects span activism, family, and meditations on place, Terry Williams writes of women, relationships, faith, and environment, and how they are inextricably linked. In her own words, "I believe the first time I found my voice was when I crossed the line at the Nevada Test Site in 1988. It was one year after my mother died. It was one year before my grandmother would die, and I found myself the matriarch of my family at thirty. Nine women in my family have all had mastectomies, seven are dead -- you reach a point when you think, "What do I have to lose?" and you become fearless." Adds this woman who has protested fiercely against nuclear testing, "I am not married to sorrow. I just choose not to look away." (5732 reads)

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