Friday May 24, 2013 | 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
If It Be Your Will: The Secret Art of Graceful Service Through Submission
Presented by Mister Goldberg and girl kim
Friday May 24, 2013 – doors open at 8pm
Programs begins at 8:15pm
Moved to Women’s Bldg & Starting a Wee Bit later
If it be your will That I speak no more And my voice be still As it was before I will speak no more I shall abide until I am spoken for --Leonard Cohen
From The Oxford Dictionaries:
Serve (2): to be of use in achieving or satisfying Submission (1) : the action or fact of accepting or yielding to a superior force or to the will or authority of another
While many of us yearn to be of use in achieving a goal for, or in satisfying another, common issues like ego, pride, and self-desire can often prove as profound barriers to deep submission. Conversely, these same matters–ego, pride, and self-desire– can provide an incredibly solid foundation for graceful service (and training gracefully!) when wielded affectively. This workshop will explore the deeper calling to serve, as well as some of the very real barriers that get in the way–and how we might be our best, most graceful selves in those moments of service that are most challenging. As with most matters in Dominance and submission, service is both a matter of heart and mind, and a subject quite close to the hearts of Mister Goldberg and girl kim, who are pleased to be able to offer these magnified discussions regarding submission and service for The Exiles. This workshop will include learned lessons from both Dominant and submissive perspectives, plus scenarios, discussion time, and Q+A.
Mister Goldberg is a gentleman and a scholar who has been involved in leather ever since wandering in to IML fifteen years ago. A believer in intent, effort, integrity, thoughtfulness, and care, Mister Goldberg highly values critical thought, attention to detail, and excellent manners. Dominant and traditional both, she enjoys dinner on the table by Seven, the paper with coffee on weekends, and being in a tight-knit leather family with Madame Rebecca. A Daddy in all matters of the heart and a Sir in less intimate affairs, Mister Goldberg likes nothing more than exposed soft underbelly, and nurturing with a firm but loving hand.
girl kim has been active for over 15 years in the BDSM community, and she identifies as a Queer Femme Switch. kim started learning from a Dominant mentor, but then discovered she has a submissive side and spent two years training with a Major Doma learning the traditions and lessons of being a submissive from a more old guard perspective. It is from these lessons that she has grown as a submissive and leather woman. Currently, she is in service to Master Scott aka Scotty and Dominant to laurie. Some of her accomplishments and past experiences include, but are not limited to the following: SF leather dyke grrl 2002, member of Mama’s family since 2002, member of the Exiles, and over 7 years as an active member of ACLC. kim has participated in various educational panels or discussions and is proud to present this topic to you with Mr. Goldberg.
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Location: The Women’s Building