Knowledge is Power , BUT THE REAL POWER... is what "WE" Do with it ~ now sit with it. Deep Breathe In ~ Deep Breathe Out...
Writing retrospectively has its benefits and flaws...we remember the most important elements but tend to miss the details and nuances. I am trying my best to remember what it felt like then...a light mist of essential oils was in the air reminding us of the blessings we have through our sense of smell...we wanted to…Read more Month 1 Day 2
As I begin writing my first entry....I am thinking of the very reason I started this journey. The answer is not simple or complicated. It is that something I have been longing for...for a long time. Time after time whenever I met Felicia...I had a strong desire to connect to life itself. Her yoga classes…Read more Month 1 Day 1
if racism is a mental illness like Sheba said then you could say i have a comorbidity. do you have people that come here and really you think they're here because of internalized racial inferiority? i asked my therapist during the first training. or superiority? i said real fast. both, she said.
a man at the nursing home never let go of his rosary. how are you? he asked me. i'm wonderful sir, i said. wonderful is being human in relationship to God, he said.
my tai chi friend's 5 year old sat across from me and folded her hands on the table. let's talk about media literacy, she said. we're trying to start early, my tai chi friend said.
2 yoga teacher and 3 undoing racism trainings later i walked to the library and looked up the word oppression.
why does it matter what happened? my mom said in the car. everybody's dead. she was upset so i stayed quiet and we sat like that for a minute. family history and geneology stuff is interesting but sometimes i think it's better not to do it because it can bring up secrets that are best…Read more