I understand that part of this anger is about my own deep wounds. My own story of harm by a mad man–and the perceived betrayal of the otherwise sane people who knew better than to believe a madman and ultimately align with a mad man.
This is also what I know about being wounded: there is no greater pain that not being seen. We don’t expect a mad man to see or understand our pain. He’s not capable of it. But the ones who we know are capable of empathy and love? We except better.
“Because Selma shows us that America is not the project of any one person. Because the single most powerful word… Read more Oh, what a glorious task we are given
Because it is a bit addictive isn’t it, seeing the stream of horrors? Nobody wants to admit they are the type of person to peak at car accidents, but we all do it. You know, just to see if everyone is ok even though we know OF COURSE THEY ARE NOT OKAY THEY JUST CALLED JAWS OF LIFE. WHO ARE YOU FOOLING?!
Panic. I need to not feed into it. What are you feeding?
“We are being called, like our mothers and fathers, to be the moral defibrillators of our time,” [Barber] said, as… Read more The heart of democracy
Ooof. If I read one more apocalyptic think piece I’m going to lose it. Self-care! Self-care! Self-care!
What if this darkness is not the darkness of the tomb, but the darkness of the womb? What if our… Read more So let us take one another’s hand and push together.
. . .will never dismantle the master’s house. Are you ready to try love?
Wake up Brush teeth Make coffee (obv) Call congress at 202-225-3121 Send postcard to senators (Send ❤to the sisterhood) (Adapted… Read more To do:
“On Friday we wept, on Saturday we marched, on Sunday we rested. Today we get to work. What will you… Read more Give light and People will Find the Way.