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Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 5:45 pm – Central Library, Winston-Salem, NC

Featured Poet for “The Word Is Out”
Reading followed by an Open Mic.  Optional theme: “May Flowers”

Everyone is welcome.

“Have caution in not allowing yourself to be struck down by adversity nor becoming vain by prosperity.”

— St. Clare of Assisi


“Do you know what it is to be truly spiritual? It is for men to make themselves the slaves of God—branded with His mark, which is the Cross. … Unless you make up your minds to this, never expect to make much progress, for as I said humility is the foundation of the whole building and unless you are truly humble,… take care to lay a firm foundation by seeking to be the least of all and the slave of others, watching how you can please and help them, for it will benefit you more than them. Built on such strong rocks, your castle can never go to ruin….your foundation must not consist of prayer and contemplation alone: unless you acquire the virtues and praise them, you will always be dwarfs; and please God no worse may befall you than making no progress, for you know that to stop is to go back—if you love, you will never be content to come to a standstill.”

— St. Teresa of Avila