Rainbow Power – honouring Maya Angelou

 ’Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud’ — Maya Angelou

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Today, as the world said goodbye to Maya Angelou, it seems fitting that my daughters were making rainbow art.  We should all be grateful for the wisdom and strength of this amazing woman who inspired peace and equality to the world.  Author, poet, teacher, civil activist…..her rainbow spirit will live on!  I recently discovered her writings and look forward to exploring them more with my daughters (she has a number of children’s books that I have yet to read).  I hope you will too.


When asked how she’d like to be remembered, Angelou once told an interviewer ” What I would really like said about me is that I dared to love…By love, I mean that condition in the human spirit so profound it encourages us to develop courage and build bridges, and then to trust those bridges and cross the bridges in attempts to reach other human beings.”

May we all dare to do the same!