Hafiz has wise advice for us during election season, and beyond. He said, “There is A madman inside you Who is always running for office- Why vote him in, For he never keeps the accounts straight. He gets all kinds of crooked deals Happening all over town That will just give you a big headache And glue to your kisser A gigantic Confused Frown.”
[Crooked Deals, p.108 in The Gift, Poems by Hafiz Translated by Daniel Ladinsky, 1999, Penguin.]
No matter who gets voted in, Dances of Universal Peace offers us a tranquil time in which to relax and straighten out our inner madman, relieve headaches, dispel confusion, and smile. Please join us at the Dances next Friday, November 7 from 7-9 pm at 3600 Beverly Drive, Columbia SC. Our usual leaders will teach and lead dances inspired by different spiritual traditions. Each dance is a practice that helps us vote for peace and healing, in ourselves and in our world. We will also share some prayers and blessings.
After dancing, we socialize over refreshments. Small donations accepted. For more info, contact Marguerite <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 803-743-0731.
Peace and Blessings,
Cola DUP website, http://www.columbia-dup.info/
DUP North America website, http://www.dancesofuniversalpeacena.org/
************ UPCOMING EVENTS *************
Future Columbia Dances of Universal Peace are on First Fridays. Unless otherwise noted, the location is 3600 Beverly Drive, Columbia SC 29204; see directions* below. Our alternate location, for large events, is UUCC at Heyward and Woodrow.
January 2015 NO DANCE
*Directions for finding 3600 Beverly Drive
Coming from Forest = SC Rte 12, turn North = uphill onto Beltline = SC Rte 16, and take the 5th right onto BEVERLY DRIVE.
Coming from the SOUTH on Beltline = SC Rte 16, go North across Forest = SC Rte 12, then take the 5th right onto BEVERLY DRIVE.
Coming from the NORTH on Beltline = SC16, Covenant is first stoplight after 2-Notch = US Rte 1, then comes Craig also with a stoplight. BEVERLY DRIVE is the 3rd Left after Craig.
Directions after you find BEVERLY DRIVE:
We are only about a block from Beltline = SC Rte 16, so go slow and look for the brick mailbox on the right; ours is the NEXT house on the right = 6th house on R from Beltline = 3600 Beverly Drive, Columbia SC 29204. Park on street, and come on in!