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3663Sobonfu Some - Living Intimacy: West African Wisdom - Tuesday 7pm

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  • Justine Dawson
    Jun 1, 2009
      Intimacy: A Gift from Spirit
      A lecture and dialog with Sobonfu Some
      Tuesday, June 2
      OneTaste 1074 Folsom St, San Francisco


      With a generous and tender heart, Sobonfu Somé holds out her hand. From her extended palm, she offers simply stated pearls – mined from the lives of her west African Dagara village elders, brothers and sisters - about the importance of a living, breathing continual connection with spirit and community; about the ways to experience a genuine intimacy with life itself. - Clarissa Pinkola Estes, PH.D, Author of "Women Who Run with the Wolves"

      Intimacy is the song of spirit inviting two people to come and share their spirit together. It is a song that no one can resist. We hear it awake or sleeping, in community or alone. -- Sobonfu Somé from The Spirit of Intimacy.

      Healthy relationships are at the heart of being human; yet creating healthy ones can be a challenge. How do you create and sustain healthy connections? How do you allow spirit to be your guide? We will explore these questions while focusing on the three levels of intimacy: intimacy with spirit; intimacy with the self and intimacy with loved ones.

      Sobonfu Somé (www.Sobonfu.com) is a respected author and lecturer. She is one of the foremost voices of African spirituality. Sobonfu founded Wisdom Spring, Inc. an organization dedicated to the preservation and the sharing of indigenous wisdom. She fundraises for wells and schools in Africa. Sobonfu often tours the United States and Europe. Her books includes: The Spirit of Intimacy, Welcoming Spirit Home and "Falling out of Grace."