Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Enuma Okoro, Interview #107
Where you live: Raleigh/Durham, NC
What you do as a vocation or avocation? I am a writer, retreat / workshop leader.
Your two favorite books: The Road to Daybreak by Henri Nouwen, and the other book is constantly changing depending on what I am reading at the time!
Your two favorite songs: "A Little Sugar in My Bowl" by Nina Simone and most anything by Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, or Ben Harper.
Why you are interested in spirituality?- Because it is the very fabric of which I am made. I believe we were all created in the image of God. So by nature are very beings hunger to embrace the spiritual life.
Your favorite quote: "I believe the world is beautiful and that poetry, like bread, is for everyone." (from a poem, "Like You" by Roque Dalton
Your favorite web sites: hmmm, I have to think about that one.
Your hero? -Anyone who does something for the greater good of others.
A spiritual lesson you hope to learn? -How to trust God more readily with the desires of my heart, while also learning that our desires might differ.
A place in the world where you feel spiritually "connected?" - I always strive to make that place where ever I happen to find myself....
Websites about Enuma's work:
Recent NPR interview: http://wunc.org/tsot/archive/Reluctant_Pilgrim.mp3/view