Reverend Darlene Strickland’s leadership as Senior minister at Unity of The Blue Ridge in Mills River, NC is the impetus behind the Our Love is Power Movement. With family roots in Goldsboro, NC, and business roots as a Senior Executive working with BRIO Toys and TY Inc., Rev. Darlene’s fifteen years+ of ministerial experience from the Midwest to Hawai’i have resulted in triple membership atUnity of The Blue Ridge in Mills River in two years. Now her experience and vision are combining to create a global movement in consciousness, heart and action – one that influences and guides individuals and communities. The goal of this initiative is to inspire, connect, and equip people to “Stand Up, Speak Up, and Show Up” as practitioners of the Golden Rule.
Rev. Darlene’s desire to model a way of being and lead an initiative that honors the sacredness in all life and inspires engaged spirituality and Love in Action is what inspired her to start making phone calls. The response from national speakers to support and engage in this effort has snowballed into the first event in this burgeoning movement igniting Love in Action.
The Our Love is Power Movement
As with any movement,Our Love is Power is a movement in consciousness, heart and actions – that influences and guides individuals and communities. This initiative is serving to create and catalyze a movement of Engaged Spirituality and Love in Action. Its goal is to inspire, connect, and help equip people to “Stand Up, Speak Up, and Show Up” as a living embodiments of Love in action and engaged practitioners of the Golden Rule. .
Love connects us through our common spirit and emboldens us to actively live as a Beloved CommUnity. Love unites us in Peace, Compassion, Generosity and Respect for the sanctity of humanity,
Mother Earth, and all creation.
OUR LOVE IS POWER
Empowered Love is greater than any authority or influence acting in service of prejudice, greed, divisiveness, hatred or violence.
OUR POWER IS LOVE
We pledge our Love in Action. We Stand up, Speak up and Show up in support and common caring for each other, all creatures and Mother Earth.