Tag: violence

If I stay silent, then I’m an oppressor too

I’ve watched both of the videos. The ones where police, in two different states, shoot two black men within 24 hours. Two black men, who for all intents and purposes, we’re not posing a risk or a threat in either situation. It’s fucking sick. And, I have to say, that after I watched Miss Reynolds..

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the week that i sought beauty in the pain // 23

My heart is still heavy, and I am almost tempted to think that things will never change. The violence in Orlando is almost too much to bear and I find myself feeling helpless and small. I woke early this morning, before my alarm, and a wave of sadness and fear washed over me. I don’t..

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how håkan hellström inspires us to keep going

i’ve been excited about sharing this post with you for a week. a post about a truly inspiring + magical concert that lina and i attended last weekend. however, right now, as i watch live news from the united states, my heart is heavy and my excitement has been replaced by sadness, frustration, and anger. last..

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the week that was filled with all the little things // 11

Still no internet folks. And still no data on my phone. So, my life has been looking and feeling very different lately. But, I’ve been learning so much, and reflecting even more.  I’m at work, using the Internet here, silk blogging on my phone. But, I thought I’d squeeze out my weekly update (2 days..

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