Black Self-Care as Protest: Body Scan

Originally published Feb 26, 2021

 

Black History Month Meditative Moment (3 of 3)

Join us for a 5-minute body scan to bring our body and spirit into congruence.

Therefore my heart is glad, and my soul rejoices; my body also rests secure. (Psalm 16:9)

Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. It will be a healing for your flesh and a refreshment for your body. (Proverbs 3:7-8)

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Rev. DaSaint is an Afro-Caribbean American Womanist and an artistic minister who mediates mindful movements to those who are seeking healing for the mind, body and spirit. Based in Philadelphia, she is also the creator and host of the visual Podcast TTYL…OR NOT (Theology Talks You Like… Or Not). You can follow her at IG: rev.dasaint / FB: revdasaint / TW: revdasaint.

 

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