I want everyone who is watching at home to know that you could be next. So watch out, okay. Because anyone from anywhere can do anything. Tyler Joseph of Twenty One Pilots, in his Grammy acceptance speech – in his underwear!

Composer Sterling Toles and four other Detroit creatives spoke at a University of Michigan – Detroit Center event on ‘the arts and social justice.’  

My first gallery was in my bedroom [shared with four other women].

Nike Monica Okundaye, a textile artist and social entrepreneur who runs Nike Art Centers in several cities in Nigeria. She once was married to a man with some 15 wives. Okundaye spoke in mid-October at the Detroit Institute of Arts as she received the African Art Recognition Award.

Even when you do not feel big hearted, you can give yourself permission to act that way.

Lama Willa Miller, founder and spiritual director of Natural Dharma Fellowship.  If you need a boost toward this, consider giving anonymously or publicly to a lovely cause – like Mint’s “beautiful win, win, win” fundraiser.