[VIDEO] Oneness and Tragedy
Creating this video and sharing was a massive leap of faith for me. Not because I don't believe wholeheartedly in what I say in it, but because I DO, I DO, I DO believe it.
And it's not a popular opinion. I haven't felt this nervous to speak up since I wrote this post last summer.
In a world reeling with pain, grief, rage, and demanding action be taken, we want justice. We want the person(s) responsible for our grief to hurt like we do. We want an eye for an eye. The fire of our grief, and in the exhaustion of experiencing yet another senseless loss, we just want this to stop.
And I'm in there, too. I'm with you. Enough is enough.
I don't want to take away from the processing and acknowledgement of grief and all of its facets. It's important that we not deny or stuff down what these situations bring up for us. It is a part of healing and finding answers, of making sense of something senseless.
As I state in the video itself, we need physical concrete steps and actions. (Have you seen Samantha Bee's statement? Sister said it well, and I agree with most of it).
But beneath these concrete steps, something else needs to be acknowledged. Something far more challenging needs to be faced.
(Please be warned that there is the use of one explicit piece of language. I give a short warning in the video itself, but if you need to mute or turn down the volume, 4:24 might be a good time to be prepped to do so. That's me, take it or leave it!)
Thank you for your consideration.