Guest Speakers

gandhi picReading and signing of GRANDFATHER GANDHI with Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus

Sunday, April 19, 12:30 p.m. in the St. Andrew’s Sanctuary

Arun Gandhi has many stories to tell of his grandfather, the Mahatma, and how his lessons set Arun on a path of teaching total non-violence. One of those stories, told in 2001 at the church Unity of New York, set Bethany Hegedus on her own path. Saying “yes” when inspiration/Spirit spoke, Hegedus worked with Gandhi to craft a beautiful picture book that would speak to readers of all ages.   “Never burdened by its message, this exceptional title works on multiple levels; it is both a striking introduction to a singular icon and a compelling story about the universal experience of a child seeking approval from a revered adult.”  —Kirkus Review, Starred Review.

Bethany Hegedus is an author and the director of The Writing Barn here in Austin. Arun Gandhi is a writer and speaker who has traveled the world spreading the message of non-violence.
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