Category: Social Justice
To be a therapist or a social worker is to be a guardian of secrets. It is to be entrusted. It is a sacred trust. It is to be a safe deposit box for the soul’s work.
It is a priesthood.
It is to walk through the darkest and brightest places in the human...
There is a racial divide in our country. Many do not want to believe this. Many fear what acknowledging and confessing this may bring about. Many fear that those with mixed intent or ill intent will create or hijack movements and increase violence. And these things can and will happen. But fear must not win...
Color blindness is not the answer.
We don’t need any more “color blindness.”
What we do need more of is:
color acknowledgement, color dialogue, color respect, color curiosity, color inclusivity, color concern, color commitment, color partnership, color celebration, color time spent, color eye contact, color handshake, color embrace, color playground, color workplace, color congregation,...
I really wish they would teach this in Terrorism 101:
Violence is not hatred. It is the love child of an unholy union between fear and ignorance. And it’s really bad psychology.
Do you really want to terrorize someone?
Then look them in the eye and
let them know that you see
Black And Blue. Black And Blue.
I stand. Black and Blue.
I love. Black and Blue.
Humans. Black and Blue.
Family. Black and Blue.
Neighbors. Black and Blue.
Communities. Black and Blue.
Tired. Black and Blue.
Hurt. Black and Blue.
Angry. Black and Blue.