Remember these are generational problems will require generational solutions. They will require patience and grace on all sides. They will require the willingness to ask uncomfortable questions and also a willingness to look beyond the current manifestation of these generational problems and find the root cause.
Part 1 can be found here: https://unhiddenlight.blog/2020/06/25/looking-at-racism-part-1/ We all come at the subject of racism from different angles, some have been victims of racism and have been directly affected by the consequences of its evil. Some have been distributors of racist abuse, overtly racially prejudice people who are so comfortable in their own hate that... Continue Reading →
Racism is a doctrine so utterly devoid of merit that it is offensive in its very suggestion before we even get to the odious nature of its effects. It is the bastard child of arrogance and ignorance and it has been wielded as a weapon of division by power hungry rapacious sociopaths for far too long.
Color blindness is a part of the problem Trying to say we’ve moved past it Denies your history It denies the issue Good intentions won’t change the world Ignoring reality does not provide equality What is written on paper doesn’t always manifest in practice Yes color blindness is part of the problem The... Continue Reading →
How are you supposed to compose this jumble of thoughts into a cohesive expression? How am I supposed to compose myself long enough to process? Lord help me I need to understand. How can we ever change if we are so unwilling to change? What the heck is this new editor? I guess it’s been... Continue Reading →
I am angry, so very angry I am scared and confused My heart breaks as my mind rages How can it be this way? We are all equal That’s what they say It is what I believe Yet it is clearly not what they mean When rights are abused Protected on paper Yet ignored... Continue Reading →
Living the best you know how to The only life you know to live One day you get up And never go home This is the true cost Regardless of the backstory Or the backstory to the backstory All the way back to the origin The cost was people The cost was life... Continue Reading →
It is a difficult grief to explain To have dreamed a dream So real and so true Only to be separated from it By failure Disappointing, unexplainable failure The heart aches The soul is heavy To dream and fail comes with a cost Yet so does not dreaming at all Is life without beauty and... Continue Reading →