The Critical Role that the United States Schools’ Plays in Indoctrination & Systematic Racism

Black or White?

I spent a lot of time convincing myself that if I did not react if I did not respond if I remained silent, complacent than I was better then all of them. More evolved.

I was wrong.

My silence was their victory. Their ability to make me believe that I was fighting against the status quo simply because I refused to engage in the conversation; simply because I was raised to think the problem with racism and equity in this country was because we spent too much time talking and not enough time moving forward.

Then I applied that same sort of thinking to something my husband has done to upset me. Whether a wound now that still fester or one that’s eventually scared over, I asked myself if I was ever able to move forward by merely ignoring my feelings. Was I ever okay when my grievances were dismissed without any regard?

The answer to that question, is of course, no.

So I had to ask myself, why is it then that I thought it would be a simple thing for my fellow brothers and sisters to do the same?

I was born in another country, but I … Read More

Why Changes Should Be 1 of the 7 Deadly Sins

Leaves

You know it’s funny. I started this blog to try to find a way to transition into a new life, which in case you were wondering, I have not successfully done yet. EVER. But I figure I still have quite a bit of life left to keep trying, so I’ll give it my best until that life’s out.

That said, my attempts to transition have been mediocre at best. I mean, I could factor in COVID-19, which admittedly, hasn’t helped, but in fairness, I gave up. A lot of that is in direct correlation with the events of COVID-19, I mean losing my job certainly didn’t help, okay, no— losing my job devastated me. All the plans, as underdeveloped as they were— thrown, haphazardly, into the bin, careless. And so was I, as I started to realize any progress I seem to make, any plans I create is always tempered by something— feelings, people, events, actions.

The time is never right NOW.

One step forward, two steps back.

It’s funny, I used to always type that as, “two steps forward, one step back”.

I wonder when that changed.

I wonder when I changed.