by: Ioanna Kalypso Glypti
There is a crack in everything, that is how the light gets in and that is where resurrection is. That is where the return, the repentance is the brokenness allows the light to enter.
My introduction to Greece, as an Alexandrian Greek,took place when I was a child, but of many tongues and continents. The Greek islands were my summers, bathed by the Phosphorescent blazing light on a white wall, the austere rocks, the dramatic mountains and the incandescence of the blue sky pouring into the sea. Under that light and the songs of Leonard ,nostalgia took hold of me, at first like the ship of Ulysses Nostos as I began to learn how to word my emotions in this ancient tongue.
This was a voyage into the light as I managed to escape my personal darkness and the various Labyrinths of my subconscious mind. In fact, I was finding a way to freedom through words.
Freedom, or Eleutheria, in my tongue (means she who walks freely towards what she or he loves and brings love to his or her soul, because the chains are many and not always tangible to escape from.
The Le Soleil Foundation is an initiative mainly focusing on culture and the arts. Given the current circumstances, it is largely transforming into a digital platform aiming to raise people’s spirits and to trigger positive thinking at all levels, in every part of the world.