Reveling in the snow

I found Stillness for a moment. She had such a calming presence.

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The Little Pinecone

It was my fruit that gave her hope. I dropped it for her that summer day on Asbury Avenue, there on the rutted sidewalk between the small houses, the ones with their driveway folding chairs and roadside recycling bins, and the four sets of apartment buildings toward the end of the road. That’s where she…

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A poem of rest (repost)

Originally posted on The Nap Ministry:
What an amazing virtual rest experience that took place today. Close to 60 resters gathered via Zoom for storytelling, daydreaming, rest and discussion. I am so honored to have the opportunity to hold space for daydreaming, rest, and silence. To imagine a New World that centers liberation, we must…

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Let me brag on my huge, supportive family

We will always be there for each other at a moment’s notice, and we will always welcome others into our family when they need a place to belong.

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Reposting from Intersected: Unshackling the juvenile justice system

It’s been 400 years, and there are still roughly two million Black bodies in shackles on American soil. Unshackling the juvenile justice system My good friend Sarah wrote an excellent piece on the juvenile justice system, describing the horrendous racism towards BIPOC youth while highlighting brand news ways Illinois is actually taking positive steps towards…

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