Joy Harjo On Responsibility

Joy HarjoJoy Harjo (May 09, 1951 -)

I feel strongly that I have a responsibility to all the sources that I am: to all past and future ancestors, to my home country, to all places that I touch down on and that are myself, to all voices, all women, all of my tribe, all people, all earth, and beyond that to all beginnings and endings. In a strange kind of sense, [writing] frees me to believe in myself, to be able to speak, to have voice, because I have to; it is my survival.

πŸ––πŸ½ Today’s entry in For The Love Of Wisdom is the 1,000th post for this site. It is my absolute pleasure to provide these words of wisdom to you every day. May you live long and prosper. πŸ––πŸ½