I don’t care about who you voted for. Or even that you didn’t vote.
All I care about is what you do next.
This time last week I was walking to meet a friend with tears streaming down my face, fighting the urge to collapse on the wet sidewalk in the rain and put my head in my hands. I was shocked and sad and disappointed. Incredulous but also not. I’ve been comfortable in my little bubble of people who think like me.
The bubble has officially burst.
So THIS is what we’re working with? Ok. I accepted this truth with tight lips and a fire sparking in my chest. Game ON.
We can’t heal something we can’t see. We can’t fix something if not everybody thinks it’s broken. What is happening right now is not new. The man who won the electoral vote did not create racism, misogyny, or degradation of rights for all people. This was already on the menu.
We, the people, created this. We, the people, are the only ones who can heal it.Read More