Femininity, Power, Dreams.

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This fall Saturday six students and their families let me guide them through Boston. We immersed ourselves in art and architecture that strongly articulated female strength. We threaded through the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, female murals at Ruggles, the South End (the world's largest Victorian neighborhood outside of London), and ended up at The Revolution Hotel, a renovated YWCA. They received small bags with a few ribbons. Their instruction was to gather objects that they found along our route that represented power.

After five hours of immersion in a dreamy female power infused afternoon and drinks on the patio, I asked five the students that remained to take our their collective times and ribbon. I offered them six mins to ....

"Weave your Reflections on Power."

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Alena

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Harsh

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After the weaving exercise, I led the students the students through the public gardens so they could find their way up through Boston Commons to Park Street to take the "T" over the Charles River back to school and home. We parted ways at the spot where Pope John Paul had spoke decades ago. I pointed out the site to Alena "A place of love and power." I turned back to return home solo. And I came upon these scene...

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Preparation for a marriage proposal. I texted the crew"This is what is happening now on the bridge you walked over. You opened up a portal to love and power."

And in the following weeks, my heart opened more portals to power and love...

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